Finally!! All nine chickens in coop for bedtime!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by boxermom&nowchicks, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. boxermom&nowchicks

    boxermom&nowchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Woo Hoo!!!!! If it wasn't sunday night and I didn't have to work tomorrow I would have a party!

    It has been a month since we put our coop in place and started using it at night time. At first they wouldn't go in, etc. About three weeks ago I started putting them in by hand. At least they would all roost in the same general place at night (on top of my husband's old car). I finally took away their last roosting place - big old dog crate , put up some lighting inside and they are all in the coop!!! YAY!!!

    Goodnight and sleep tight chickies!!
    Jenny
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    It's always nice when you don't have to go outside every night moving birds!! [​IMG]
     
  3. The BackYarder

    The BackYarder Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats.

    I know that I go through this everytime I move the coop.

    Good luck.
     
  4. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Chickens will learn, it just takes persistance. Congrats!
     
  5. bertman

    bertman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!! We just went through a similar episode not long ago.
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Good for you! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen [​IMG]
     
  7. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    put up some lighting inside and they are all in the coop!!! YAY!!!

    [​IMG] a little light in the coop always seems to work! [​IMG]
     

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