Teaching birds to fly for forage

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LocoPollo, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Songster

    Aug 13, 2008
    Ellijay, GA
    My game birds have always flown over the fence to forage throughout the day, and then the fly back over into the run and back into the coop at night. I like this because it lets them forage and eat all the bugs, etc. (and of course cheaper on the feed!) The other breeds that I have gotten since have yet to fly out. Is there a way to teach them? Are they even able (I have ee's and speckled sussex)?
  2. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
    They might just not have the build for it.

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