guineas wont go into new house

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by wskline, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. wskline

    wskline Out Of The Brooder

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    We went from this [​IMG]

    to this[​IMG]

    wasn't yet finished in this pic but you get idea.

    They wont go in box at night. They sleep on ground. I even boarded up some of the openings thinking it was too open but they still wont go in. Anybody have this problem or have suggestions on what I could change to make them more comfortable going in there at night. The first coop we had, they would go in box part at night.
     
  2. gguineasfamily

    gguineasfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guineas like to have lots of sticks to roost on .
     
  3. goatee

    goatee Out Of The Brooder

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    put a light in it even a night light. My guineas HATE the dark. And yes make sure they have nice high roosts. I"ll bet ya a light will fix it though if you don't have one. If you DO well then, have they gone in it at all? Maybe a trail of treats?
     
  4. wskline

    wskline Out Of The Brooder

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    Only one that is in pen at night is the one female and only because she is laying on eggs. I'm going to try the light and see if that works.
     
  5. goatee

    goatee Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool let us know!
    I just use a crummy old work light with a shatter resistant blub attached in the ceiling.
     

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