Moving the coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by welman, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. welman

    welman Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Greetings! We built an a-frame chicken ark but have let our chickens free range. I'd like to move the coop closer to the house for the winter...will moving it confuse them? Should I move it with them in it?

    I love this forum and am thankful for everyone's words of wisdom!
  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    I moved my coop 100 feet closer to the house for the winter. My hens were free-ranging during the coop move and they didn't seem to bother them. That night they all went to the coop and roosted like nothing happened.

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