Hens are Visiting Around the Neighborhood

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chattykathy306, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. chattykathy306

    chattykathy306 In the Brooder

    May 6, 2012
    So, why do you suppose my hens have started leaving the yard to visit the neighbors? Yesterday, I had to sneak out so they wouldn't follow me when I went over there to play cards. During the second game, however, there they were! My friend said they were just "looking for their momma." Today, she said they were there a couple of times. Another family in the neighborhood has chickens and I see them pecking around on the side of the road, but have never seen them on the road like mine. I also don't remember my grandpa's chickens ever leaving the yard when I was a kid. What's going on with these naughty girls and is there anything I can do to control them, short of installing fences? Kathy P.

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Fences. LOL.

    Some just luuuuv to wander.

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