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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenmyster, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. chickenmyster

    chickenmyster New Egg

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    I just got 2 new hens and 1 wont leave the coop and 1 wont come home; to the coop from the edge of the woods. have 1 mean rooster. What do I do???
     
  2. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! Sounds like a nightmare! Do you have bread? Lead them back with a trail of it! Is it dark yet? How long have they been in their coop for? When getting new hens you need to let them learn where home is for at least a week!!
     
  3. chickenmyster

    chickenmyster New Egg

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    ok but now its dark out.Im in nh.
     
  4. MEMama3

    MEMama3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can find her, get her and bring her in. Keep them both in the coop for at least a few days before letting them out again.
     

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