Keeping the chickens off!!

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  1. Ellen

    Ellen Total Gardener

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    To be precise, the neighbour's chickens... I've got a raised rockery (on a dry stone wall about 3' up) on the roadside & have recently tidied it up, planted new plants, etc. I found a couple of holes dug & presumed it was the neighbour's cat as I've seen him on there. But I drove past when I got home earlier & found 4 of the chooks on there scratching away! They're ruining my hard work! Is there any way of keeping them off? The rockery is on a public lane, and the neighbour, a farmer, lets his chickens roam free everywhere, which until now has never been a problem
     
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    Jiffy The Match is on Fire

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    Put some netting or a few runs of string about 2/3 inches above your flower so that they can't fly up and land and drive them off very time you see them they'll soon get the message or chicken pie :mute::snork:
     
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      The string is a good idea, thanks Jiffy :) and roast chicken was briefly on the menu once I realised who the culprits were!! ;)
       
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