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Got snow?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HD Chick, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. HD Chick

    HD Chick Out Of The Brooder

    Hattie (7 weeks old Barred Rock), Sophie (7 weeks old Rhode Island Red), Henny, Clarice (both 7 weeks old Easter Eggers), Abigail and Scarlett (both newborn Barred Rocks hatched last Monday) from a snowy high desert say good morning, world! We all stayed cozy last night under our 250w heat lamps. The big girls stayed in the coop and the tiny's stayed indoors.
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2013
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yep, got snow, but only around 10". Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. HD Chick

    HD Chick Out Of The Brooder

    10 inches! WOW. We only got a dusting and it's melting fast. Expecting a high of 50F today. Do your chickens walk around in the snow or do you keep them cooped up?
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Once they become acclimated to snow, most will walk around in just a dusting, but the deep snow sends them into their coops. With only 10" we dodged a bullet. Areas North and East of here got up to 3' of snow. The news was just showing firemen freeing people from stuck cars on the LI Expressway. Many had been trapped there for over 12 hours.
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    We had our snow earlier. SO GLAD I'm not in the northeast - I feel for those folks!
     
  7. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC :)
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] We only had a little snow. Enough to sent the chickens running straight back to the safety of the coop though. Poor things didn't know what to think of their white, cold run!
     
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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