chickens stop staying in coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by firedan13, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. firedan13

    firedan13 New Egg

    Oct 3, 2010
    i have 12 birds that have had for 2 years and some have started to stay in the trees and not go back to coop any reason why thanks all
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:First off welcome from an imp in Washington.

    Could there be something in your coop that's scaring them?

    I'm guessing they are not safe from predators in the trees at night. Can you grab them in the dark and put them in the coop? then keeped them locked in for a week or two, so they learn that the coop is home.

    Good luck,

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