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How to catch my very skittish hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Suzi18, May 4, 2017.

  1. Suzi18

    Suzi18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a very skittish stressed Svart Hona and the breeder I purchased her from is taking her back and replacing her with a juvenile that is closer in age to the rest of my flock. The problem is she has never let me near her and I have no idea how I am going to catch her to put her in a carrier. I am a very new chicken mama and could use some advice.
     
  2. IdyllwildAcres

    IdyllwildAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fishing net should help

    Gary
     
  3. Yardbird22

    Yardbird22 Just Hatched

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    Wait till night when she goes to roost. Then she should be easy to catch.
     
  4. Suzi18

    Suzi18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a good idea. I've heard that chickens can't see in the dark....if that's true then that makes sense. Thanks for the advice.You're a smart "new egg"
     

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