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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

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    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

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    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

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    yeah, until they are fully feathered, I'd protect them from any major weather such as wind & rain.
     

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