Home to coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gammond, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. Gammond

    Gammond Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just moved our chickens to a new coop 5 days ago. We also just added 6 chickens to the flock 3 days ago. Can I start letting them outside to free range, or will they not come home yet?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I wouldn't yet, give them at least 2 weeks and until you see they seem comfortable in their new home.
     
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  3. Gammond

    Gammond Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I couldn't resist!! It was a beautiful, sunny day and they were all at the door. It hasn't been nice and dry out for a while. Luckily they all went back into their comfy coop.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    That's good, I've read posts of chickens running off never to be seen again. Hopefully they are already ready bonded to the coop.
     

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