Escaping Rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by erinc, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. erinc

    erinc Out Of The Brooder

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    My Rooster is an escape artist. We don't know how he is getting out of the run but I'm pretty sure he is flying out. He goes after any bird that flys in or around the run. The coop itself is covered but the run surrounding it is not. Almost every other day I come home after work and he is just wondering the backyard. Is this okay? Should I get his wings clipped? What are your guys thoughts?!
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    This is Richard, our rooster.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    Only you can say if it's okay if he's out. You could clip a wing or cover the run to keep him in as you said.
     
  3. erinc

    erinc Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you clip their wings? Is that something only a vet could do. Because he will not even let us touch him. He runs from us.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    You have time o get a hold of him and use a scissors to trim his flight feathers, a search of this site should maybe find you a picture.
     

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