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Storm?? and their outside 5 weeks old

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by thehbcrew, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. thehbcrew

    thehbcrew Out Of The Brooder

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    So is it ok the chick don't want to go back in the coop even though we have this massive storm coming thru, its pouring i put one in and he came back out, they are all hanging out under the coop. Should i be worried?
     
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  2. llaaadyel

    llaaadyel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At that age, I think I would worry about they getting cold. They aren't fully feathered yet. If you put them in the coop, can you lock them in?
     
  3. thehbcrew

    thehbcrew Out Of The Brooder

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    they finally went in but they stayed out during the major rain, they spent most of the time under the coop. Was worried about being wet and still young, they really dont seem fazed by it though. Couldnt believe i put one in the coop and she rain back out. They are all locked up now for the night. Only 45min earlier then usual.
     
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    thehbcrew Out Of The Brooder

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    also should i be putting feed and water insde the coop as well, or do they pretty much just sleep at night. All they seem to do is knock it all over and seems like its a waste
     

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