Anyone else had this happen.. xD

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Nicola, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

    Feb 23, 2009
    sorry guys if this is in the wrong section wasnt sure where to put it [​IMG]

    But has anyone else had this happen... u look outside and find that the chickens are outside for a late night snack...

    Its currently 8.20pm and i just went out into the backyard to find 2 of my 3 chickens were out of bed roaming the yard having a late night snack... this also happened a few nights back at 11.45 pm... they usually go back in after about 10 mins lol i find it quite funny that they come out for a snack [​IMG]

    ETA: i Do lock them up at night most of the times... but on the few times like tonight and the other night when i have been out and forgotten to close them up when i got back they have come out, when the backyard light has been turned on
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2010

  2. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Songster

    Jul 26, 2010
    Central Oregon
    No, because I lock mine up after they go to roost. I'm a very early riser, so I let them out again, at day break.
  3. LauraG

    LauraG Songster

    Apr 13, 2010
    Upstate, NY
    ooh no, once they are in the coop for the evening, I lock those little suckers right up to keep them safe.....
  4. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

    May 18, 2009
    Lock 'em up - there are too many things that go bump in the night and eat your chickens!

  5. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

    Feb 23, 2009
    Not here there isnt doesnt matter if i close the pop door... they have learnt to open it.... but i do close the run up before i go to bed the only thing that can get them really are cats... and most of them are inside at night time [​IMG]
  6. pontoosuc

    pontoosuc Songster

    Jun 9, 2010
    Richmond, MA
    we lock them up

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