My chickens are chicken!

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

  1. herechickychicky

    herechickychicky In the Brooder

    Mar 19, 2010
    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 Crowing Premium Member

    Aug 30, 2007
    New York State
    My Coop
    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 Songster

    May 30, 2011
    Springfield, Ohio
    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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