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Standing in the rain

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by marilyngurl22, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. marilyngurl22

    marilyngurl22 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one chicken that stands in the pouring rain by itself. I've noticed this the past few times it has rained. She looks miserable but won't take shelter. She's not at the bottom of the pecking order so I can't figure it why she does it. Thoughts?
     
  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. marilyngurl22

    marilyngurl22 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. Good to know she isn't messed up in the head [​IMG]. Not sure how she can like it but she must, I guess!
     
  4. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ha-ha. I'll come out to wht i think is the whole flock huddled undercover when theres a down pour or even a drizzle, come out 15 mins later and 2/3 of em are out and look as bad as a wet cat but seem entirely oblivious to it lol. :)

    Attimus
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Rain is fine, but the hose is an evil thing that will attack them. Mine will stay out in rain as long as it's not windy too. If the wind comes, then they take shelter.
     
  6. MadamPoofyBrow

    MadamPoofyBrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got one rooster who does this. Everyone else runs for cover, and there he stands. I guess he enjoys it [​IMG]
     

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