Missing Chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by caitjank, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. caitjank

    caitjank New Egg

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    Hi, I have a bantam who often flies out of the coop. last two days she's been missing. I live in michigan, and fall is upon us up here. is it possible that she has gone broody, or more likely that she's been picked up by something?
    thanks
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Both possibilities exist. If she is broody she should show up looking for feed.
     
  3. caitjank

    caitjank New Egg

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    ok thanks...so chickens CAN go broody in the fall?
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Absolutely - and successfully raise chicks through the winter if provided with a dry, draft free area to raise them.
     
  5. caitjank

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    thanks so much :)
     

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