Frightened Roo

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cxs918, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. cxs918

    cxs918 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 27, 2013
    Rehoboth, Ma
    Two days ago our Hen was attacked by a predator and killed. It was horrible. However, now our Roo wont leave the coop and barely comes out of the nesting box. Any suggestions on making him feel safe again? I have been sitting outside with him and talking to him. I've been giving him his favorite snacks. I know its only been two days but any suggestions I am willing to do to try and help him. They are our pets and our whole family took this hard.
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    It will take time.
    A serious dog attack here had all the chickens stay indoors for a week and didn't lay eggs for 2 month.
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