Coop lockup

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

  1. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Dixon, Missouri
    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

    Aug 12, 2009
    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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