Can't free-range

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Easter eggers, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to free-range but when I let them out all they do is eat these little pine cones because we live in an area with lots and lots of pine trees. Any advice on how to get them to stop so I can free-range?
     
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2011
  2. upcdayz

    upcdayz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please give some details as to their environment.
    Do you currently keep them in a pen?
    What pine cone things are you referring to?
     
  3. matimeo

    matimeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:And this is a problem because...?
     
  4. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:but that IS free ranging..letting them out to eat what they want...whether it be bugs, dirt, grass, weeds, bark lol..or even wood chips...
     
  5. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Quote:but that IS free ranging..letting them out to eat what they want...whether it be bugs, dirt, grass, weeds, bark lol..or even wood chips...

    you're right! xD
     
  6. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Honey, you do know that people eat pine nuts as well, yes?

    ~saddi, who passes the pesto.
     
  7. Farm_Maven

    Farm_Maven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I luv pine nuts
     

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