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Bantie in tree

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Birdygirl, May 9, 2007.

  1. Birdygirl

    Birdygirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Help! One of my Banties has decided over the last 2 days to roost at night in a tree about 20 ft high.
    She came down the night before to go into her house,... but she has been up there since yesterday evening and she is still sitting there this morning. We have tried to cajole her out with food, another bantie, she just won't budge..worried about dehydration, predators, etc.
    Any advice??
    Thank you all!
    Brenda
     
  2. rudysmom

    rudysmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine have done that before......they come down when they want to! Have you tried throwing some scratch or cracked corn on the ground?
     
  3. Birdygirl

    Birdygirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
    I will try that next time...she finally came down about an hour ago...but why after a year she has decided she wants to be up in that tree?lol
     
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    There might've been something in the coop that frightened her...or someone was trying to shake up the pecking order.
     

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