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Hurricane Sandy - How are my fellow East Coast Chicken Friends?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by philbfarm, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. philbfarm

    philbfarm Songster

    Apr 18, 2012
    W. Sayville, New York
    We just got power back here. And luckily with the exception of some trees and fence we faired rather well. Unfortunately, many of our neighbors cannot say the same. My chickens were a major worry - and I have to thank my husband over and over for building such a secure pen and coop for them. We called it Chicken Fort Knox (the pictures were before the storm).


    We covered the pen in a heavy tarp and them plywood. I put in several water dishes and enough food for a few days. Thank God they were fine - and even laid me a half-dozen eggs!

    Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone. Let us know that you are all okay. (LI Chick. When you get back online - let me know how you and your chicks are.)

  2. rmack2

    rmack2 In the Brooder

    Oct 22, 2012
    love the chicken Ft. we did pretty well, some street flooding, but thats normal here. Im uphill, neighbors had some flooding, otherwise a few limbs down in the area, and a couple peices of my fencing. Now it is getting cold, watching weather for snow. My hens did just fine locked in their shed.

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