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help desperate keeping chickens in !!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gemaford, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. gemaford

    gemaford In the Brooder

    Apr 6, 2014
    Im at my wits end !! I have 6 hens that I would like to free range on a 15meter by 10meter area which I have a wire fench around 1 meter high but the just keep escaping they now jump onto a 1 meter high hedge and go into my next door gardens I have clipped them any ideas
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

    Jan 10, 2013
    My chickens can JUMP without effort 3 feet , 1 meter = 3.2 feet. I think your fence is too short. I would increase the height of your fence.

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