Frightened Roo

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

  1. cxs918

    cxs918 Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chicken Obsessed

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    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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