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Rain?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by flying_babyb, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. flying_babyb

    flying_babyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering what you do. Weve got rain today and some thunder and I havent let the girls out of there coop. What do you guys do?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello! In this summer heat (mid 90s here in Ohio), I let them out even if it rains. Helps cool them off.
     
  3. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    I let mine out as long as they have cover to go to, if they want. [​IMG]
     
  4. flying_babyb

    flying_babyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    70's here. Mine dont seem to like being out when wet. Humm mabey ill let um out
     
  5. itom37

    itom37 Out Of The Brooder

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    let them decide.
     
  6. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's not raining too hard they will probably still go out and forage. Mine stay in if it's pouring rain, but in minor rain they still go out.
     
  7. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    If it storms hard mine will run for cover, but if it's only light rain they usually don't care. I wouldn't keep them in just because it's raining.
     

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