first day of free ranging....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jtakacs, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. jtakacs

    jtakacs Out Of The Brooder

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    All four are staying close to the run and it took the pullets 20 min to leave.

    The two 2 year olds have been dying to get out..

    They only fly when chased and I've committed to not chasing.

    They're having a blast!!

    The top of the order can't stay away from the fig tree which is dropping fruit right now (bugs!)
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Glad it went so well for you. If you allow them to free-range on a regular basis, they will gain the confidence to range further and further from the coop, rather than sticking close to it. I bet they LOVE the fruit and bugs falling from the tree. Heck, you made ME want to move in there!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Sounds like they had fun with their first intro to the outside, can't get much better than bugs. X2 they'll get a lot braver very quickly.
     

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