Escaped chicken--How do I trap it?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 46hillbilly, Oct 13, 2016.

  1. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Do you know where it is roosting at night? If so, is that area a place you are able to reach safely? The easiest time to catch a chicken is when they are at roost for the night -- simply grab her, secure the body/legs and carry wherever you want her to be. If you aren't sure where she is roosting you can find out by keeping an eye on her around dusk and see where she goes.
  2. 46hillbilly

    46hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 30, 2012
    I found 1 place she goes; in the Middle of a lot of trumpet vine in top of a fence. Yikes for getting her before she jumps and flies. It has me worried she will get lost in the dark with no idea where to hide.

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