First Eggs! But rogue chicken...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tnsred, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. tnsred

    tnsred Out Of The Brooder

    May 7, 2012
    Eastern Connecticut
    Our girls were hatched in late March and we just got our first eggs this week! So far it appears that only one is laying, but I hope the others will catch up soon! Soooo exciting!

    However, I need some advice. One of our chickens (out of 5 total) won't go into the coop for the night anymore! She's been roosting in a tree near the coop. Any thoughts on her behavior?
  2. what did I do

    what did I do Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2012
    Option 1: I'd pluck her out of the tree a d put her in the coop.
    2: You can go out at the time of roosting and put a treat in the coop to get her to go in. Lock the door as soon as she is in.
    3: lock the chickens in the coop for 2 nights and one day to remind her where she is supposed to roost.

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