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In Mass with hurricane Sandy!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LMathews, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. LMathews

    LMathews New Egg

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    Help! My coop is secure but I thought for sure the chickens would go up to their coop instead of staying in the screened porched area? Should I put them in the coop? They are all soaked!
     
  2. rufflemyfeather

    rufflemyfeather Out Of The Brooder

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    ive closed mine up! too windy and wet for my babies..
     
  3. janinepeters

    janinepeters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've closed mine up, too. Safer that way.
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Puting them away would be a good Idea!
     
  5. LMathews

    LMathews New Egg

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    Did that at about 2:30 p.m.! It's a little crowded in there with food and water, but at least they are out of the elements! Thanks to all who commented!
     
  6. Brookliner

    Brookliner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine put themselves into the coop I shut the big window and left the pop door into the closed run open - their food and water is in the run (covered). They did just fine. I gave them treats today and did the same tonight since we are experiencing heavy rain and thunder.
     
  7. Green Lantern

    Green Lantern Out Of The Brooder

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    I had to put mine in the henhouse yesterday around 4pm when it started getting bad here in MA. I wasn't so much afraid of them getting wet, but all of the debris that started flying around. I was also a bit concerned about the pine trees that were doing a lot of swaying. I thought for certain we'd lose a tree or two. I let them back out this morning and they seemed a bit dazed. I think Sandy had them a bit freaked out! After a few minutes though they were back to their usual happy selves. [​IMG]
    I hope everyone's flocks and other beasties made it through the storm without loss.
     

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