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Snow, moisture, winter care

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by newchknmama, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. newchknmama

    newchknmama Chirping

    Mar 23, 2011
    Middleton ID
    Its FINALLY showing here in Idaho, and my girls don't seem to mind it AT ALL, in fact they are out milling around in it all morning. I plan on getting some vaseline on their combs today but is there anything else I need to worry about? Will they get too wet and too cold being out there while it is snowing? I can lock them up in the coop if I need to.

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    If they're willing to be out in it, I wouldn't worry about it. Now, if it's super cold AND windy, I have contained my birds to the run (but not the coop housing), because I have windbreaks up around it. Mind don't mind falling snow, but sure don't like it on the ground!! lol You must have some hardy birds [​IMG]

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