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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by aldernay, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. aldernay

    aldernay Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all,

    We are new! We just got our first two hens yesterday. (Tallulah and Ethel!) [​IMG]

    I have read bits here and there but really am totally in the dark about what I am doing.

    We have a large area of green field to the front of our house along the side of the drive way (1/3 acre) and I want to let the two girls out to wander during the day but am worried they will fly over the low fence onto the fairly busy road or maybe that I just wont be able to get them in again when I have to go out during the day!

    One is very brave and inquisitive one is quite shy and nervous.

    thanks in advance.
     
  2. BirdNut

    BirdNut Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC, and welcome to the addiction of chicken keeping! Have fun browsing, and feel free to ask any questions.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:[​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!

    If they want to get out they will! With just having 2 girls you should be able to lure them back with a treat. Make sure you always give them their goodies inside their coop & run and you shouldn't have any trouble getting them back up! Good luck!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. leslierf

    leslierf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from AZ:cool:
     
  6. jcf3202

    jcf3202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from Pennsylvania!
     
  7. golden reeves

    golden reeves Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] from MN and if you have questions you came to the right place
     
  8. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy posting [​IMG]
     
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Keep them locked up for the first couple weeks. They will learn that the coop is home, and should return each day at dusk.
    As far as escaping, yes they can go over low fences.


    Imp
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     

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