I am a new member Hi

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by carriekourt, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. carriekourt

    carriekourt New Egg

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    I am worried about my chickens getting too cold they have several roosts and a coop they dont seem to like to go in the coop
     
  2. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
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    What do the chickens do when it starts to get dark?
     
  3. carriekourt

    carriekourt New Egg

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    Thanks Wendy we are new at raising chickens so we have lots of questions
     
  4. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    [​IMG] Glad to have you join!

    Are you somewhere where the temps get very cold? I am in the south-eastern United States and we have fairly mild temps here as a usual rule but this winter seems to be starting off badly! [​IMG] I am having to rethink my coop situations for the younger birds.
     
  5. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    Well you are in a good place for answers [​IMG]
     
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Cardiff
    Welcome Carriekourt.

    You will get all your answers here I am quite new here too, but I am learning fast.

    BYC has a wealth of knowledge with all the fantastic community here.

    Jena.
     
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    You're in the right place to ask questions.

    Are your chickens let out into your yard, or into an enclosed run during the day?

    One thing some people do to train their chickens to sleep in the coop is to lock them in there for a few days... Of course, make sure they have food and water. They will be forced to sleep on the roosts, and after a while, they will get used to it and will go there naturally.
     
  10. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2007
    Texas
    [​IMG] & ask away cause there are so many here willing to help
     

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