My Freedom rangers moved

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mike67909, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. mike67909

    mike67909 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had processed all but 4 of my freedom rangers. Apparently they were lonely or thought I wouldn't notice but they moved in with my layer hens. I usually close them up after dark and when I went to let the birds out in the morning the rangers were in there. They were in a coop in the back corner of my yard. The layer coop is about 50 yards away. I thought it was pretty funny.
     
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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Interesting. We worry and fuss over integration... and they integrated themselves!
     
  3. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess chickens are smarter than we give them credit for.
    "Don't mind us, just a couple of layers here."
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Never thought of it that way!
     
  5. mike67909

    mike67909 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "we better get out of here they keep leaving and their not coming back"
     
  6. Salt and Light

    Salt and Light Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Recently, I also left out 4 Freedom Rangers from butchering. I already had layers who roost on some cypress limbs I placed at the top of the coop. Every night, the silly Rangers looked longly at the hens roosting. Finally, I built a "ramp" so the Rangers could walk up to the roosting limbs. There were some integration difficulty but now all the hens roost in the same area.
     

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