Our big chickens can’t see what’s going on at the new coop but apparently word has reached them that the new coop is quite nice . . maybe nicer than their own. They’ve been trying to get a glimpse of the new coop and I guess they decided they needed a better vantage point.
As I was walking to the garden, I looked up . . always looking for something above me or below me that might attack, and I saw this . . what’s wrong with this picture?
The escape artists are back in the tree!
They’re so proud of themselves! We thought we had fixed the pen where they couldn’t do this but obviously . . we had not!
They tried explaining that they just wanted to see the new condo! No harm intended!
We discussed the rules about staying in the pen . . for their own safety . . and they reluctantly agreed to come down. Not really . . but they did come down far enough that I was able to grab them and put them back in the pen. I think I fixed it so they can’t escape but I’ve thought that for the past 5 days now and on 4 of those days, they’ve escaped. (Notice that big green grasshopper on the front of their coop! Thank goodness they didn’t see it.)
We would let them run loose but there are so many hawks around here. The pen they’re in now is temporary. Once Vince gets the second coop finished, he’ll start building permanent, escape proof runs.