Traumatized Chickens

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by rocketdoctor, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. rocketdoctor

    rocketdoctor Out Of The Brooder

    May 10, 2010
    I had a breach in my yard during the day yesterday and either something got in or my chickens got out of the back fence "green zone" and 3 of my 6 pullets were snatched. I found 2 of the chicken dead with no apparent marks and never found the other one I am suspecting a fox. 3 of the chickens showed up later that afternoon. We have the inside a box in the house right now instead of the coop and they appear to be very traumatized very little eating or moving around. Is this normal , anything I should do to get them back to normal behaviour?
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    They'll be skittish for awhile, but they'll start acting normally in a day or two.

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