Crazy kids

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kiweed, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. kiweed

    kiweed Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2011
    Murfreesboro TN
    My 6 chicks are in their new 4x6 coop open to a 10x6 run. Today they turned 5 weeks. I have a light bulb still in the coop because it was dipping into 50's at night. They are free to go inside to eat and drink but they spend the majority of the time in the run. When the sun goes down they won't go in the coop they lay in a pile freezing. I have to catch them and lock them in. I thought they would go in at night abd u could just go out and close the door. Are they just too young? Will they catch on?
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Quote:not really (too young),

    yes (will catch on).
  3. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2011
    I have month old chicks with 4 month olds and every night they put them selfs to bed I just half to close the door. [​IMG]

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