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chickens staying in coop

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by juliepyse, May 26, 2011.

  1. juliepyse

    juliepyse New Egg

    May 26, 2011
    We let our chickens out everyday and they spend sometime outside but they spend alot of time in the coop also. Is this normal?
  2. vstoltzfus

    vstoltzfus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2009
    Lancaster County, PA
    Well, mine go in and out of the coop, but don't spend a whole lot of time in the coop unless they're laying, or it's very cold, or raining. Their food and water is outside the coop, so they really don't have a reason to go in.

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