I lost my rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Mikeeeeeeeeee, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Songster

    Jul 20, 2007
    WEnt to the chicken auction last night.
    Bought 6 birds, of which two were bantam Araucanas. Beautiful birds.
    It was late when we got home.
    I put them in the top end of the tractor and they went right to the roosting pole.
    I went out this morning and all of them had come down to the run except the Aracaunas and the blue hen.
    So, I opened up the back end and was moving them down, and the rooster ran out.
    Big old Tomcat named Sox starts chasing him, and he is gone.
    I hoped he would come back tonight, but I just checked and he didnt come back.
    He is out in the woods somewhere.

  2. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Sorry your Rooster hasn't come back but sure glad he ran for his life and the cat didn't get him. [​IMG]
  3. Malbri

    Malbri Songster

    Jan 10, 2008
    He should come back.
    I had a 3 or 4 month old pullet missing for a week after a fox chased em everywhere then she came back, totally fine
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    My old rooster where I used to live, if he got chased by dogs or something, he would be gone sometimes a day or two, probably hiding in the woods. I would be near tears day 2 cause I thought he got killed, then he would show up. Don't give up hope yet.

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