Lost chicken...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fishandchix1, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. fishandchix1

    fishandchix1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2015
    Ocean City, Maryland
    I got an old Road Island red hen from my neighbor. I have only had her for four days now, and She is molting right now. I thought my coop and run were very secure but I guess not because she has completely disappeared from the coop. This is the first time she has left the coop. And she hasnt free ranged yet. What should I do? Do you think she'll come back later?
  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    How close is your neighbor? Could she have gone back there? Ask the neighbor what her habits were and where they think she might be. Is she the only chicken you have? Are you saying that she was molting because you found feathers around and you are hoping it is her molt and not traces of her being taken?
  3. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2015
    Do you have any predator problems?

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