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

    Jul 9, 2008
    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

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    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

    Nov 21, 2008
    New Mexico
    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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