My Hen won't go bed with my other three hens at bed time?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by smush13, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. smush13

    smush13 Hatching

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    Hello,

    I have a hen(Katch) that doesn't go into the coop with the rest of my flock. Every night I go to close the coop door and Katch is ALWAYS on top of the coop and I have to pick her up and put her inside and close the door. I tried later bed times, moved the coop...still on top every night.

    Any suggestions ?

    Thanks!![​IMG]
     
  2. bwhnt1024

    bwhnt1024 In the Brooder

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    Maybe if you grab her a little earlier, before the others go in, and put her inside she'll catch on. Never really had that problem but good luck.
     
  3. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Songster

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    bedtime snacks INSIDE the coop at bedtime.
     
  4. ChickenSahib

    ChickenSahib Chirping

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    Mind posting pictures of your set up so we can further analyze?
     
  5. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Songster

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    I have one who wont roost with the rest of them. She sleeps in the nesting box. Silly girl she is!!!
     

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