chickens sleeping on top of chicken coop at night

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dhalle, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. dhalle

    dhalle New Egg

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    Within the last few days my 2 hens and 1 rooster is starting to sleep on top (outside) of their chicken coop. Why? and what can I do to get them back into the coop at night? Thanks Denise
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Put them in by hand every night for a week or so. If there isn't something about the coop that is bothering them, that should do it.
     
  3. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 Mine tried to sleep in an holley bush, I was like NO and put them in and then they started doing this by themselves.
     

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