Choosing sleep outside

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Lisa Wood, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Lisa Wood

    Lisa Wood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We recently separated the Rooster from the nine hens. He was stalking me and being quite rough with the nine females. Now he has alot of interaction between runs, just no breeding.i
    He has a lovely coop, and run,has used the coop in the day time. But he refuses to use coop at night and instead uses top of coop. What do I do?
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When he roost at night put him in the coop he won't leave until daylight. He will learn that's his roost after a few days.
     
  3. Lisa Wood

    Lisa Wood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, but I should have mentioned we did that for a couple of weeks. Always had to chase him down and catch him, he never went with less fight in him. Then when we left coop open he returned to sleeping on top of coop.
    The only thing I can figure is he's keeping his Rooster Eyes on the big coop with the hens, who he still thinks are his. [​IMG]
     

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