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my new rooster has FINALLY gone in the coop!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by peacebird, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. peacebird

    peacebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First he went under the tarp we gave him, then onto the hay outside the coop but under the tarp and FINALLY he has slipped inside the coop!
    He is out of the rain! Not on a perch, squatting in the hay on the ground! But at least he has finally found his way in!

    :)
     
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    YAY! Good for him!
     
  3. MarkR

    MarkR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that's good. Took him long enough.

    My rooster doesn't roost either, but sleeps in one of the nesting boxes. What a weirdo. He knows I'm going to chase him out when I come to collect in the evening. You'd think he'd learn.

    Mark
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Be sure to check on him in the morning and make sure he comes out for the day. Then check on him every night until you are sure he is going in there.
    BTW, they never learn! [​IMG]
     
  5. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    peacebird- i'm so glad the roo finally figured it out. i was feeling sorry for the poor guy.
     
  6. peacebird

    peacebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!!!!! He must've been nice and warm in there as he slept til 6:15 this morning! LOL!
    Then he was up and crowing to beat the band! You should've seen him STRUT -
    he's a very perky rooster!
    [​IMG]
    Next weekend he will get some company as the ladies finally arrive!
     
  7. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is when the fun will really start:)[​IMG] K eep us updated on how that goes ok? Poor guy has gone through alot of changes lately. I hope his new girlfriends are kind to him.
     
  8. MoonGoddess

    MoonGoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Marianne, I'm SO glad he went back in the coop. I know how worried you were.
    I'm glad the tarp thing worked! [​IMG] It was the only thing I could think of. I have such little chicken experience.

    One day I hope to be like some of these pros here. [​IMG]

    Congrats again. [​IMG]
     
  9. peacebird

    peacebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will keep y'all posted HotWings!
    And Moon Goddess - the seeds are in the mail! Enjoy!
    Marianne
     

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