chicken, meet coop

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by goochgirl, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. goochgirl

    goochgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The girls were so cute tonight. They spent the night outside in their playhouse last night for the first time. They were used to being there during the day. Today, I got the run portion finished, and attached the playhouse to the run. So, they had about 3 hours in the run before the sun set. I was hoping they would use the ladder as a roost and figure out their playhouse was up there. When I just checked on them, they were cuddled up together by the door of the run. I decided to put them in their playhouse and let them find the run in the morning. I expected another chicken chasing moment, but they just let me pick them up without a fuss; even the one that hates to be caught. The lights were on, so it was as bright as day. I put them in their playhouse, but on the roost I just put up. I couldn't tell if they were excited about it or afraid. They were making alot of conversation. After a few minutes, they were cuddled up together on the roost, so I decided it was safe to go in and turn off the lights. Yes, girls. You are chickens now.
     
  2. chicknerd

    chicknerd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Such a cute story!

    Mine did the same thing. They were all huddled together under the pop door. It took Company A two nights to figure it out. Company B took a week. Now I have two from Company A (the older ones) who think that roosting on the door is correct and cluck at me when I pick them up and put them inside. The nerve of me! [​IMG]

    Company B still will not roost. They go inside and huddle on the floor.
     

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