Lone chicken NEED info

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i have one leghorn left from a dog attack. my dog got loose and killed them but one will that one be allright a lone with no company until i get more chicks.

-- drew (ata1hunt@aol.com), February 03, 2002


It'll be fine. Hope it is not injured. Is it a hen or a rooster? Good luck, sorry about the others. LQ

-- Little Quacker (carouselxing@juno.com), February 03, 2002.

Oh no! Make sure your pen is good and sound to keep your dog from doing that again! I use hot wire; one strand near the bottom to keep dogs from digging under, and another at "nose" level. It's likely your dog will have a special taste for chickens from now on. Be careful!

Sounds like you and that lone leghorn might become buddies.

-- Buk (nuttin@tiredofspam.com), February 03, 2002.

Grandma always said, "Once a dog gets a taste for chicken he will keep killing and killing until you get rid of the dog".

-- r.h. in okla. (rhays@sstelco.com), February 04, 2002.

My dogs have killed their share of my poultry pets. I whipped their hiney to a pulp & monitor their whereabouts at all times. Shocker collars helped me to break them of the habit. The poultry have the run of the place & the dogs are kept at bay since if given the chance they will continue to kill. It's for fun & not because they are hungry, even though they will eat them. When I have a single that I am concerned about, it comes in the house into my pantry where we become buddies. It would be fine by itself, but they get lonely. Susan

-- Susan Dunn (sld5825@comteck.com), February 04, 2002.

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