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In the rain?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jmeeter88, May 16, 2009.

  1. jmeeter88

    jmeeter88 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2008
    New Hartford, NY
    My 3.5 week old chicks have been in the coop for about 5 nights now... They go in and out of the coop as they please. We are getting some decent rain right now, and I noticed the chicks are just frolicking in it. Is this ok for them or should I force them to go in the coop?
  2. Polish Chickens

    Polish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2009
    I don't think it is good for them as they can catch a cold as well as pnemonia
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    yeah, until they are fully feathered, I'd protect them from any major weather such as wind & rain.

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