Loose Sebright!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by buttercup95, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. buttercup95

    buttercup95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I was feeding the chickens this afternoon and my sebright just charged out of the pen! I live in a very rural area, but the other day I had a great horned owl ravage one of my chicken flocks! So is there anyway to encourage her to come back? Or do I just wait until tonight and hope she's roosting somewhere near?
     
  2. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    If you can get an idea of the area she is in, try bribing her with treats. Do you have any mealworms? My hens will follow me anywhere for mealworms.

    She probably won't go too far. Whenever my girls fly over the fence, they are usually in a panic to get back in shortly thereafter. They only leave once and then learn to stay put. The outside is a scary place for them. If all else fails, she should return tonight.
     
  3. buttercup95

    buttercup95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I have no idea where she is. I own 15 acres so trying to find her is going to be difficult.
     

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