Wrangling Roosters

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Mortey, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Mortey

    Mortey In the Brooder

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    I need to get 3 of my skittish roosters into a cage this weekend and have no idea how to get them in there[​IMG]. Any tips to coax them all in?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Easy! Wait until dark. Then you can pick the right off their roost and put them into the cage.
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Chickens are very docile when it's dark.
     
  4. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Songster

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    X2... anytime we need to move any of our chickens this is how we try and do it, no stress for anyone
     
  5. Mortey

    Mortey In the Brooder

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    Tonight's the night! Thank you for your tips :)
     
  6. rc4u

    rc4u Songster

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    i have my coop about three feet from the shop on purpose...i have a wire dog kennel and when i need to round up birds i put it on one end of the coop so they have to go in when i jdirect them slowly to the other side of the coop ..they just go in ...if you chase them they will fly over it many times....now you can do this beside a fence and use something to direct them into kennel also...jeff
     

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