escape artist

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bontwix, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. bontwix

    bontwix New Egg

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    i have netting over my chicken yard but they still find cracks and escape i have one laying in the tree row how do i stop her
     
  2. HS Pye

    HS Pye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are two ways I do it. First I clip either the left or right wing's flight feathers (but not both, or they might learn to equalize the balance and still be able to fly). Second, I duct tape their flight feather together on just one wing and peel off the tape whenever I want (this does not hurt the chicken in any way).

    HS Pye
     

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