roo needs to be a yard chicken

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by siamshirl, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. siamshirl

    siamshirl Cooped Up

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    roo needs to be yard chicken with his 2 females i want to put them in the yard hes pretty big and about 4 months old or older im worried about the dogs my nieghbor has his dog killed my last three that where 3 months old will this happen again there not that tame either will that make a difference
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    If the nabors dog killed the last 3...it will come back to kill again. Do your chickens have a safe run? Maybe let them out when you are there to watch them.....be carefull.
     
  3. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the dog has done killed 3, he will come back and kill the others. They need to be in a run.
     
  4. JudyMcKinn

    JudyMcKinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will make no difference at all that these are 4 months old, and the ones the dog killed are only 3 months old. No chicken, at any age, is a match for a chicken killing dog. Are you good friends with this neighbor? Do they know their dog killed your chickens? Do you have a .22 rifle you are handy with??? Perhaps you could assist your chickens by getting rid of the dog? Otherwise, they need a secure pen, if you want to save them. Good Luck.
     

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