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Kidnapping the flock

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by PerfectPlumage, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yesterday we finished our coop by building the door! WOO![​IMG] Then today I swept out the coop, and put bedding in the coop, and got all the roosts and nesting boxes in place. Tonight we went out and grabbed them when they where roosting in their old coop and 'Kidnapped them' From the old coop and locked 'em up in the new one. Time for a week or so of more 'kidnapping'. Well, I guess it is "Chickennapping"! [​IMG]Only time will tell if they like the coop! We have 6 pullets, 1 cockerel, and 1 hen. 8 nesting boxes, 8 roost places, and some pigeon nesting boxes are roosts for when we get some in the spring. They flipped out when we carried them to the new coop, except for the two sweetest ones, a Jersey Giant pullet and a Silkie roo, who where just like [​IMG]. Lol.
     
  2. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just realized I said coop 6 times. [​IMG]
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congrats on getting your new coop finished! It sounds like you and the chickens all had a pretty exciting day [​IMG]
     
  4. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! Must be a good feeling to get the coop done and have them safely inside.
     
  5. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! Yup. They have had pretty exiting days for the last couple days. I recently got another chicken, 6 weeks old. I fenced off a spot in the coop for him but he got a bit too cold, so he is chillin' in the laundry basket in my bathroom. Lol.
     
  6. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah it does! They mainly like roosting on the old, broken bench I put in their coop. [​IMG]And the silkie hen sleeps on the ground in the hay. :p
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yep, that's what silkies do.
     

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