Muscovy Flew the Coop - but came back

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ole-crone, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. ole-crone

    ole-crone Chillin' With My Peeps

    As I stated in an earlier post, I thought that something had gotten my female muscovy today. The struggling signs in the snow did not look promising. However, Dh came in this evening with the report that he found her sleeping in a different chicken coop this evening - not in the yard she normally lives. So, I guess the signs of struggle I found were just signs of her taking off to fly elsewhere. I'll let her stay where she is because her mate isn't feeling very well. He's a bit congested but other than that, acting fine.
     
  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] glad she is back, I too had thought one of mine ran off........found her under my house, sitting on a dozen eggs [​IMG]
     
  3. picklespickles

    picklespickles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2007
    glad she's back. [​IMG]

    two of mine who fly the most, i came home today and they were on the other side of the fence where the pitbull lives. the first time they have ever gone over there. i walked in my side of the fence and said, skinny chicken if that pitbull eats you, i cant' do anything about it. one flew right back over. i'm not joking. i walked away and tossed some food on the ground. i looked back over my shoulder and the second one flew right over and came running for food. lol. actually, the neighbor's cat is more likely to get them i guess. but it was good to see they flew to the top of a six foot fence in one second.
     

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