Snow

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kmiller11, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. kmiller11

    kmiller11 Out Of The Brooder

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    How do chickens like the snow?
     
  2. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They hate it! [​IMG] The only way I can get my hens out of the coop is if I bring them a treat to eat. Once they eat it all, right back in the coop they go!
     
  3. GD91

    GD91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm looking forward to it snowing [​IMG]

    Can't wait to see a line of chickens standing in the coop doorway looking down at the snow like "AHHHH, ITS GOING TO GET US! [​IMG] MUM! HELP!"

    And I'll be standing at the window going [​IMG]

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  4. MommaChicken3

    MommaChicken3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I always give mine the option to go outside, usually they run out all excited and run back in before im done mucking out 4 horse stalls. Lol
     
  5. DLV58

    DLV58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine don't like the snow, they want to fly over it instead of walking over it
     
  6. MommaChicken3

    MommaChicken3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine dont like it either..they get cold feet and run back in :)
     
  7. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that once they realize that snow is cold and they cant really eat, they want nothing to do with it [​IMG]
     
  8. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    They generally don't love it but most will tolerate to an extent. We even have silkies out in it. [​IMG]
     
  9. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens decided that they wanted to venture out in the snow. Now they made themselves comfortable on my porch and they wont leave! [​IMG]
     
  10. spies04

    spies04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens just look out the door stretching making all attempts not to walk out. But they do love to eat it from my boots when I come in. I will sometimes bring in a small pile of snow and let them peck at it.

    Unfortunately we have had our fair share of snow this Winter - can't wait for Spring! :yiipchick
     

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