Free Range?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by aliskeeper, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. aliskeeper

    aliskeeper In the Brooder

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    If I free range my cage of CreamLegbar......will they come back to roost or head for the trees?. which I have tons of..(trees that is ) :)
     

  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Songster

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    They should come back.
     
  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    Where I lived previously we had a lot of trees. Initially the free range chickens came back to the coop but as time went on some of them started deciding the trees around the barn where their coop was looked pretty good for roosting. So you never know.
     
  4. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic Premium Member

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    My chickens always come back, your chickens should! [​IMG]
     
  5. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Have your chickens been cooped for an extended length of time? If they are "homed" to the coop, they will most likely return. Chickens are creatures of habit. If they start out sleeping in one place, they seldom find somewhere new on their own.
     

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