Can you control the movement of chickens from certain areas

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pfarrell, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. pfarrell

    pfarrell Hatching

    Sep 10, 2009
    We have a small flock and for most of the day the roam free, we have 2 acres and they can pretty much go anywhere they like. There are jus a few areas that we would like to keep them away from. Like in the garage or on the deck that connects to the house.

    Is there a way to discourage the chickens from entering various areas without using fences?

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    Pat Farrell

  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    first let me say [​IMG] We are so happy to have you join us. Hope to see many posts from you!
    Now for your question: Our small garden is fenced in keep the chickens out! My porch has a gate across the front to keep them out!! If I leave any open and leave the door to the house open for ANY reason...I have a chicken who runs in and runs to the kitchen to the dog food bowl [​IMG] So I will of no help to you at all [​IMG]
  3. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    [​IMG] but I just say fence or babygate and close your garage. I don't know of anything else. Sorry.

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