How to keep hens close to the coop?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by WhenInRhome, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. WhenInRhome

    WhenInRhome Chirping

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    My chickens have only been allowed out of the run a dozen times or so when I am working outside in the evenings over the last month. They always stuck close to the coop. Then we gave our rooster away over the weekend. Yesterday I let them out and they went further then before. Today I let them out and they went out to the road. I am guessing the rooster kept them close. What can I do to keep them from going too far?
     

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    not much apart from building a fence around the area where you wish them to range
     

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