I'm pretty sure my chickens hatched in the short bus!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kellyjo8437, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. kellyjo8437

    kellyjo8437 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 19, 2011
    Why oh why do half naked, moulting chickens decide to stand in the rain when it's cold outside????? Should I be throwing their silly half naked butts in the coop and blocking the door so they can't commit chicken suicide? I've seen them stand out in the rain, but not when they're half naked and it's 47*F out.
  2. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    I think ALL chickens have something to do with the short bus.
    Mine have survived it, yours should, too. :)
  3. LovinChicknFarmn

    LovinChicknFarmn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Carolina
    Yeah…mine do it too sometimes. I'll be watching them thinking, you have areas that are coved. Why are you standing in the rain and what is quickly becoming mud? They aren't always the brightest. I let them stand out there. If they're cold enough or wet enough, they'll go in. Mine do…after they've stood around and gotten soaked.
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    Mine do the same thing! And yet, when it's 110 degrees out, they run from a sprinkler like it's Hell's own coming after them :lau
  5. Smiles-N-Sunshine

    Smiles-N-Sunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2008
    Palominas, Arizona
    I like to say that, while chickens aren't too bright, they're very good at being chickens! I generally let them do what they want, when they want, even if I think they're being silly.

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