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Snowing in Illinois!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mothergoose, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got up early this morning, so I could get on the computer while it is still peaceful in my house. Went to let the dog out and he refused. I looked out and could'nt believe it. Lots of snow. I would say probably at least 4 inches so far and still coming. My kids will be thrilled. I will have to get out there after the sun comes up, I am sure I have some birds that are not happy about the weather.
    Stay warm and safe,
    Christie [​IMG]
     
  2. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    I'm glad it's you and not me,lol. Where in Illinois are you?
     
  3. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are an hour south of Chicago. It has been snowing on and off all day. My kids are having a blast though. At least there is no wind. It actually is a nice day. Pretty. This will be enough for me though. I am ready for spring!
    Christie [​IMG]
     
  4. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a light powder here in Indiana. There might be an inch on the ground. Nobody wanted to come out today, except a few polish & the chanteclers! BRRR!

    OH- good luck on your hatching!
     
  5. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My birds huddle together. I have straw in there for them to bed on, plus heated water bowls. They are all doing fine. [​IMG]
     
  6. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it is very cold here and suposed to get even colder over the weekend. We have some birds in hog heaven and some freezing their tail feathers off. We have a heated building for our growout pens of chicks and we keep the breeds that need protection from comb/waddle frostbite in there as well. Everybody else just has their buildings with straw or shavings and a light. All are doing fine though.
    Think Spring [​IMG]
    Christie
     

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