Odd behavior with a storm, normal?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by drpurl, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. drpurl

    drpurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in WI and the last two days we had very strange weather. We had thundersnow/rain/sleet/snow and when I went to check on the chickens last night two didn't go into the enclosed roost/nesting area. I had to physically put them in. I got my chickens May 1st and this is their first winter. Is this normal?
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it is within normal behavior. A scare can cause them to change benavior or do somethinmg different.
     

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