My two Americana hens roost on top of their coop instead of inside their coop. Ever since I introduced them to the coop they refuse to return to the inside and nest at night. At first I’d come outside and pick them up one by one from the roof to put them in the coop. But lately I have given up trying that because it didn’t seem to help them know where to go. I’ve tried putting food in the coop to lure them in but that doesn’t work either. They haven’t started laying yet but they’re almost there. I would rather not search the yard for their eggs instead of the nesting boxes I built them. I don’t have to worry about predators now because of where I live but soon I’ll be moving to a wooded property. I’d like to fix this roosting habit before the move.