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  1. chickengirl28

    chickengirl28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wanted to know if eclipse can affect
    chickens in anyway be uase it gonna happen
    tomorrow and I was a bit worried incase in need
    to keep them inside


    Thank you
     
  2. chickengirl28

    chickengirl28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    while sunbathing they look up
    so can they go blind
     
  3. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens rarely really look up and I've never had an issue with them outside during an eclipse. In fact, they tend to head inside on their own because as the light dims, they will think that it is nearing nightfall so they likely will go to roost and then return outside when they see the light returning. Don't worry about them. Animals are a lot smarter than folks give them credit for.

    And as for going blind, it won't really be an issue from an eclipse for not only the reason above, but their eyes are not like human eyes so don't connect what happens to one to the other. I've never heard of a single chicken, dog, cat or any other pet to go blind due to an eclipse.
     
  4. chickengirl28

    chickengirl28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you sooo much
    jadedphoenix
     
  5. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are welcomed. Enjoy the eclipse.
     
  6. chickengirl28

    chickengirl28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you soo much and its wasnt even that good
    the eclipse and we were barely allowed to see it
    considering it can make you blind
     

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