Well, they survived without us

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by erinszoo, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We left our flock overnight for the first time Christmas Eve and all in all they did just fine. We added a couple of water buckets to the yard to make sure they had enough water and left their house open for them. They laid eggs in the hay bale instead of their nest boxes, but that was ok. We did have a bit of panic as we couldn't find one of the BR girls last night when we got home late but as we've had that happen before we didn't worry too much, and sure enough, she turned up outside the fence at 8:00 this morning clucking and wanting back in the yard. She ran straight to the nest box and laid an egg. [​IMG] Guess we know we can go overnight again without too much worry, now. Yeah. [​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Yay!
     
  3. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Such relief to find them all ok! [​IMG]
     
  4. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    I left mine for two nights right before Christmas. They did great. I have feeders and waterers that only need to be changed every 3 days. It's nice to have a coop that is secure enough that we aren't tied to the house 24/7. So happy it worked out for you!
     

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