Fireworks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by EatMorSteak, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. EatMorSteak

    EatMorSteak Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first month of raising chickens. I was just thinking, with the 4th of July fireworks coming is there anthing i need to do to reduce the stress of my chickens during this time?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Fireworks don't seem to bother my chickens.

    The cats are another story.

    Imp
     
  3. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan to definitely have mine locked up tight before the fireworks begin. Once they are roosting, I don't believe they will get as agitated. [​IMG]
     
  4. vjbakke

    vjbakke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think a lot of it depends on what type of sounds they are used to hearing. Ours hear loud trains everyday, when they were in the brooder DH had his saws going, and compressor. Not much startles them. Very much city chickens! LOL.However if yours are not used to loud sounds I would say better safe than sorry and shut them up in the coop early when you know fireworks may happen.
     
  5. EatMorSteak

    EatMorSteak Out Of The Brooder

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    Good to know. I think i'll lock them up early.
     

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