Multiple Coops!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bhm40, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. bhm40

    bhm40 New Egg

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    Hello - I am new to BYC and have a question about coops...I have one coop that is large enough for 8 hens and another that is large enough for 4 hens. If I place both of them in the fenced in space for the hens, and enclose the various hens in "their coop", will the hens know to return to that specific coop each night or will I have 12 hens trying to get into one coop? I would rather not build or buy another coop that fits them all! Thanks for the help!
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say they would roost all together but that's just my guess.
     
  3. kellysmall87

    kellysmall87 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have two coops and one enclosure, and I leave them to it. I usually get 4 birds in the 10 bird coop and 10 birds in the 4 bird coop! They will go wherever suitable for them, :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, bhm40, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard!! I agree with liz99 - I think they will all roost together. Good luck to you and your flock!
     

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