new chickens in the coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 6keets, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. 6keets

    6keets In the Brooder

    Jun 1, 2007
    NE Indiana
    I just adopted 6 new chickens into my coop. I'm not sure what kind they are or even how old they are. How long will it be before they begin laying. They are being very antisocial. How long will it take for them to adjust? They also dont seem to like my nesting boxes, what should I do? Also how long should I keep them in the coop? Thank for any help:cd
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Keep them in the coop for at least 2 weeks so they'll recognize it as home.

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