Chickens that dont fly?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Goat_Walker, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Ok - Is there any breed of chicken that wont fly over my fence or into the trees? I dont want to have to clip wings but will If i have too. Are there and really heavy breeds of chickens or really small breeds?

    Im tinking that all chickens can fly ( durr ) but it never hurts to ask.
     
  2. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies can jump, but not really fly
    Mine get up 2-3 feet when being chased by me...
     
  3. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never seen any of my lager birds fly, like my big ol' buff orpingtons. They can get a few feet off the ground but thats about it. I have a 6 ft fence and none of my birds have flown over it. I do think my Ameraucanas could easily get over it but they havent tried... yet.
    Silkies dont fly. Like the PP said, mine can jump, but they cannot fly.
     

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