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Free Range?

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

  1. aliskeeper

    aliskeeper Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 19, 2012
    Hickman CA
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2015
    They should come back.
  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    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 Queen of The Coop Premium Member

    May 22, 2013
    The USA
    My Coop
    My chickens always come back, your chickens should! [​IMG]
  5. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 15, 2010
    On the MN prairie.
    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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