Moving my hens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicken Bff, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. Chicken Bff

    Chicken Bff Chillin' With My Peeps

    227
    8
    54
    May 20, 2016
    Missiouri
    I am moving my girls into there coop and was wondering what time of day to put them into there coop thx in advance
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

    1,778
    1,105
    256
    May 27, 2015
    SW MO
    You might like to do it early in the day so you can check on them often and so they have time to adjust and discover where to roost.
     
  3. Chicken Bff

    Chicken Bff Chillin' With My Peeps

    227
    8
    54
    May 20, 2016
    Missiouri
    I was told the night before anyone else heard this to
     
  4. Giggles Chicks

    Giggles Chicks Just Hatched

    32
    1
    14
    May 26, 2016
    Palm Bay, Florida
    I moved my girls in the morning so I could watch them. The first 2 nights I had to catch them to put in the coop. After a week they are doing it all by themselves. Try adding some light after dusk to the inside of the coop. I used a small battery operated one.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    34,601
    7,813
    596
    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by