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Coop lockup

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by carladababe, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read that you keep the new flock confined to the coop for as long as 48 hours to orient to their new home, can I let them into the attached enclosed run also or keep them just in the coop?[​IMG]
     
  2. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
    North Carolina
    I think that would be okay, I always turn mine out the next day after I bring them home. I have a 8x10 house and a 10x20 run.
     
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Yea, I would let them in the run too. Mine get a bit aggressive when locked up for long periods of time.
     
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    I only lock them in the coop if they don't have a run. I would let them in it.
     

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