Old English Game Hens Can Fly ???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TMNTCkins, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. TMNTCkins

    TMNTCkins Songster

    I knew that our two Old English could fly better than our other chicks but they are so small and at 12 wks one of the girls fly on top of the house. I heard them making looks of noise so I went outside and looked up and there she was. She looked at me like ohhhh thank goodness and fly onto my shoulder. I thought that was pretty high for a chicken? At least she came down when I found her, silly girl.
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Oh yeah they can! [​IMG]

    I have a d'uccle that flew from the ground to the top of my mobile home without so much as a running jump.
  3. laughingllama75

    laughingllama75 Songster

    Feb 13, 2008
    My OEG bantams fly everywhere they go- thier motto is "why walk, when you can fly?". the other chicken all run to me when I call, or when the rooster calls to them. Not the OEG flock......they wait till every one else is running top speed, then they fly right over them and get thier first. Funniest thing too see......... [​IMG]
  4. Kanchii

    Kanchii Songster

    my d'anvers can fly almost as well as pigeons! [​IMG]
  5. fowlafoot

    fowlafoot Songster

    Apr 22, 2008
    My OEG love our old trees, they fly up really high and some of them prefer to stay there rather than come into the barn at night. Luckily we don't have an owl problem. They are all great flyers but they seem to either go really high or really far not both

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