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Chicks not returning to coop

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickie_momma, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. chickie_momma

    chickie_momma In the Brooder

    Aug 20, 2008
    at night...I have to put them back in their coop every night so far.

    last ngiht I figured they would be able to do it themselves- so I want out at 9pm to check on them-and they were still in the pen-all huddled together trying not to freeze to death!!!!!

    What do I do to make tthem do it themselves????? :|
  2. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    You need to lock them in the coop for a good week or two so they get used to the idea that the coop is their home.

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