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6 week Old Chickens Got Away

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by schumanw, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. schumanw

    schumanw In the Brooder

    Nov 5, 2011
    Our German Sheppard jumped over the fence surrounding our chicken coop. We had just put twelve six week old chicks in their completely enclosed coop. The dog dug a hole under the coop, just large enough for the chicks to get out. Ten of twelve chicks got out. I recovered two, aht there is no sign of the other eight. Is there any hope that these chicks are still alive. They have been gone for five days. There is a large drainage ditch behind our house that contains grown up weeds and trees.

  2. Terrik

    Terrik Chirping

    Aug 13, 2011
    Dallas, OR
    OH, I'm sorry to hear that [​IMG] . I hope they do come home. I have no advise to give to you because I'm new to this chicken world also. Keep us posted!

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