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My chickens are chicken!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by herechickychicky, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. herechickychicky

    herechickychicky Out Of The Brooder

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    It's been two days now and my chickens will not come out of that coop. I'll open their door for them and they'll take a peek out here and there, but want nothing to do with that white stuff that has invaded their run. I went out there a few times today just to make sure all was well, they haven't spilled their water or anything like that, and I could swear that they were complaining and giving me the stink eye, lol. As if I had anything to do with THEIR refusal to go outside. [​IMG] I guess I can't call these guys snowbirds!
     
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What? You seriously think they will deign to touch the ground with that stuff?! I mean REALLY! [​IMG]

    lol My girls won't go out either. It's much too cold to touch it.
     
  3. Chemguy

    Chemguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are exactly the same way. First time, it took them two days to feel cooped up enough to make a try. The second time (thaw in-between), they went for a day and a half. Each time, they looked around for anything that didn't look white and flew to that spot. Well, controlled jump/fall......
     

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