How to catch a quick chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrsmaonaigh, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. mrsmaonaigh

    mrsmaonaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    during the day. Please give me some tips so I can stop running around like a fool in my back yard.
     
  2. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

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    Bribery!

    I have meal worms (dried) in a container... I walk out my door, call... "Here Ladies"... and rattle the container. They know there are treats in the container and they all come running.

    Bribery... works every time (and not just with chickens).

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  3. Lilacfeather

    Lilacfeather Out Of The Brooder

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    Grapes. I lead them to wherever I want like Hansel and Gretel with a trail of grapes. You just have to find their magic treat.
     
  4. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Crock Pot
     
  5. linben

    linben Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can't. [​IMG]
     
  6. chicken garden lady

    chicken garden lady Out Of The Brooder

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    I use raisins in a peanut butter jar. I shake it and they come running, most of them anyway, there are still a few of the younger girls that are learning. I always toss them a few to reinforce their behavior when they come. Good luck!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Live trap baited with chicken feed. It's a heck of a lot easier to catch them at night when they are roosting.[​IMG]
     

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