One of my chickens is an escape artist so I changed her name to Houdini. She recently started escaping over the 4 foot fence that protects the vegetable garden and has been having a grand old time digging up my freshly planted garden beds. So incredibly frustrating!
The strange thing is, I've had the fence for ages and this is the first time I've had a problem. I think I triggered the problem when I moved one of the garden beds to the other side of the fence. This was clearly the the extra motivation she needed. I clipped her wings, but that didn't help. I finally caught her in the act and found she was jumping off a table to get over the fence. This was an easy fix, I simply moved the table a little further away from the fence.
Here are some take away lessons I've learnt from this:
Have you had any experience with escape artist chickens? Leave a comment at the bottom of this post.
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