"My two hens wandered about the neighborhood with abandon, like Paris and Nicole. They easily flew and walked and ran wherever. Even after I clipped a wing. Until I clipped the one wing short enough to keep Paris Cluckton on the ground, and right…"
"My flock lives in my west yard, with a 6 foot black fence around it. I haven't had many problems with them going over. Only once, when a rooster developed from eggs I hatched. Guess he decided to leave and create his own flock.
"Thanks for the response! Unfortunately I won't be in town for the class but hope that there might be another at some point. I also appreciate the link on clipping wings, I think that's probably the safest for us. We do have block wall, but you never…"
"Hi Alissa, I'm not sure about the heavier breeds, but Leghorns can fly to the top of a 6 foot fence. They're curious and adventuresome. Even our Araucanas can make it that high. You'll want to clip one of each chicken's wings to preclude them taking…"
Hi, I am interested in adding a couple of chickens to my backyard oasis to get fresh eggs. I was wondering, though, about wall height. I was thinking just about building a little coop for the chickens to roost in, but letting them roam the yard. My…