letting them out

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by fowler_chick, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just wondering if you let your flock out on cold rainy days?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Yes. My hens are such princesses though that they won't come out when it rains. They hate, hate, hate getting wet. Spoiled.
     
  3. Hen_House_Rocks!

    Hen_House_Rocks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I open the gate on my coop each day. Even on rainy days. But they refuse to come out if it is even drizzling a little.
     
  4. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there forecasting snow this week end.....what to do?
     
  5. jafo

    jafo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I did a post on this the other day, we let ours out, and they come and go as they want. Even open the run. At first I was nervous, lots of predators, but, just as expected, they run to the woods, or down the driveway, but they come back at sunset, rain or not. [​IMG]
     
  6. Amethyste

    Amethyste For Love of Boo...

    My flock are all weather birdies.... rain, wind, snow, ice, sun....they are out in it. If it gets too bad they take themselves inside.

    Only time they really dont want to come out is if it is pouring hard, or its very windy out, or a lot of snow/ice on the ground. Otherwise they are out playing having a grand old time.
     

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