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Chicken climbing fence

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Superchicken677, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. Superchicken677

    Superchicken677 Out Of The Brooder

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    One of our chickens just learned to climb the 4-foot (or more) fence. Is there any way to stop it from doing that without clipping its wings?
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    If they are climbing then clipping wings won't help. Mine can jump about 3 + feet without flight.

    There are a lot of thread discussions on fencing, search the forums and there are a lot of suggestions for your problem. All indicate that 4 feet is just not high enough for full size chickens. Someone in a discussion on BYC reported one chicken who could climb a 7 foot fence!

    Guess the best answers will come with more description of your fence or add a photo of part of the fence….can you increase the height?….can you add something to the fence that cannot be climbed?
     
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  3. Superchicken677

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    Thank you, this was very helpful.[​IMG][​IMG]
     

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