Young Chickens Behavioral Question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mikeallenbrown, May 7, 2016.

  1. mikeallenbrown

    mikeallenbrown New Egg

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    I have 7 young chickens (3+ months old). They will not leave the immediate coop area. The "coop area", as I call it, is a small 6x6 fenced area. My other adults chickens either fly up and over the fence go go through a small tunnel I've made to go out and free range. Do I need to make my young chickens leave the fenced area? ...or will they eventually venture out on their own? I raised them myself. Bought the chicks from a farm store.
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They will eventually venture out on their own. Give them time.
     
  3. mikeallenbrown

    mikeallenbrown New Egg

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    Kind of figured ...thought I'd ask though. Thanks!
     

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