Help! my chicken got out and we can't find! her what should we do??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mas2345, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. mas2345

    mas2345 New Egg

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    My chicken got scared by the neighbors dog and she is somewhere in our neighborhood and I can't find her. I assumed that when it got dark she would come home but it is dark at this point and she would usually be sleeping by now. What should I do? Will she come back?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    If the dog didn't get her or another predator during the night, she'll be back in the morning. Once dusk came around she probably jumped in a tree for the night. They won't roam the neighborhood after dark.

    If you saw where she went, you could take a flashlight and look for her in shrubs, trees or on sheds. Otherwise just wait till morning.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Birds don't move in darkness (except owls) if she escaped predators she is probably up a tree or op top of some fence or shed, etc. If you went around with a flashlight you might be able to locate her. Is she a good flyer? Usually birds will come back in the morning when it is light , because they are hungry.
     
  4. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    She will come back if she is alive and not being forced away. I always look around anyways, but she will probably be back.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sorry to hear your chicken went missing last night. Please keep us posted, I hope she comes home!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Did she come back this morning?

    If not, a predator may have gotten her.
    Unless she's lost, in which case it may take a couple days or she will adopt another flock.
     
  8. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Have you found her?
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Any luck finding her?
     
  10. lilapot

    lilapot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you found her?
    Once one of my chickens got lost, but she came back in the morning.I hope yours does too!
     

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