Raining and my chickens are not going inside

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by josh85, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. josh85

    josh85 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well my chickens are staying out in the rain should I get the in side there coop and close the door or will they know when to go in side
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Let them decide for themselves. I'm in the PNW and my birds spend a fair amount of time outside in the rain unless it's really pouring.
     
  3. josh85

    josh85 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I thought but I wasn't sure...
     
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    [​IMG] is it OK to keep feeding this grower crumbles to my chickens
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, that's fine to keep them on for feed. If they're laying, you'll want to supplement calcium with oyster shell or their own eggshells.
     
  6. sawilliams

    sawilliams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm love the rain unless it's pouring or there are huge puddles. So long as they can dry them selves before it gets too cold. Mine go in the coop when they ate really wet and roLL in the dry dirt in the coop to dry themselves
     

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