starting out

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by martys, May 23, 2010.

  1. martys

    martys New Egg

    May 23, 2010
    Newbie here. Hope I'm in the right forum. First a handsome rooster(18 mos ago), and recently 2 hens came to our wooded property. We feed them, but do not plan any sort of confinement. What is suggested [structure, etc] to keep them happy? It would be nice to have eggs, but not more chickens. Rex and his girls seem completely comfortable around us. They are great fun to have around! Thanks for any help.
  2. FiveHens

    FiveHens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2010
  3. markb816

    markb816 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2010
    Middle Tennessee
    You might want to ask around and see if they belong to someone.
    You don't want to abduct birds that aren't yours. Maybe they are lost or the owner is unaware of them missing.
    Its not too often you see wild chickens, even in the most rural areas. Just something to consider before you invest too much.
    May be the case that someone doesn't want them, if so, you can give them what all birds need..Food, water, protection from the elements&predators...I think that is love to a chicken...and with love is happiness...don't we all just want to be happy!!!...[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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