Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Hawkly88, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Hawkly88

    Hawkly88 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 21, 2013
    I live in upstate NY and I have a question about my chickens. This is my first winter with the chickens. Can they run outside in the snow? I plan on opening the chicken door on the coop and if the chickens want to come out in the snow they can or if they want to stay in the coop they have that option. Is this a good idea or not
  2. RanchGirl13

    RanchGirl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I believ it should be ok this is my second year but we didnt get much snow last year and I am going to let them run in the snow if they want I just suggest that if it is to deep not to let them out for to long or not at all hope this helps
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Leaving them the option of coming out and stretching outside is always a good thing if possible. The deeper the snow the less mine wander out.

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