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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tnspursfan09, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. tnspursfan09

    tnspursfan09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do chickens like to play in water? It's been so hot here the last couple of days, that I'm wondering if I should put a little pool in the run. Would they use it? I have been putting ice cubes in their water dish and they have lots of shade, but it's sooo humid.
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    no they don't like playing in water only duck and geese like that.. But I do spray mine with the hose to cool them off.
     
  3. tnspursfan09

    tnspursfan09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanx...wasn't sure about it. Hmmm, wonder if I could let my mister spray over part of their run?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Some folks use misters. I have a kiddie pool in my run for my ducks and occasionally see a chicken standing in it. They don't bathe, per se, like you see wild birds do, but some do cool their feet off.
     
  5. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine will stand in a puddle, but hate it if they get sprayed. They race for the coop at the first sprinkle.
     

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