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Snow and hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bjcoop, Nov 9, 2007.

  1. bjcoop

    bjcoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 of my favorite tree-loving hens are out in the snow tonight. Thought they would know enough to come in, but there they are out there in a rain/snow mix. It's not coming down too heavy right now, but we are supposed to get a couple of inches by morning. What to do?
    --bjcoop
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Are they in the tree's keeping dry? I would say they're probably fine if in a dry spot - if they're getting wet then I'd worry and try get them in!
     
  3. clustercluck

    clustercluck Cooped Up

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    Do you have a dog that could maybe round them up?
     
  4. bjcoop

    bjcoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your fast replies! Their favorite tree has lost almost all of it's leaves. So they are probably getting wet. I am heading out there now to get them down. But, I am not climbing the tree tonight!
    Only WISH our dog could help. Once they are in the tree, they just quietly bawk to us. hmmm
    --bjcoop (brrrrr)
     
  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    You will probably need a net of some kind to get them out - they might still be just fine, perhaps you can get them down with some treats!
     

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