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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by shellfish, Apr 14, 2008.

  1. shellfish

    shellfish In the Brooder

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    Hey,

    My husband and I bought 2 lovely hens yesterday. They went into their run after a few hours. However, today they have stayed in their coop and look a bit sad...maybe I'm just worrying too much - is this all normal? I've put they feeder and drinker in the coop as I was worried they may get hungry or should it stay outside. Any advice to a newbie would be great.

    Shell
     
  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
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    They are just in a new place, give them a few days to get used to their new environment and they'll be fine. It also wouldn't hurt to put a little scratch just outside the door into the run in a day or two just to encourage them. Have fun with your new girls!
     
  3. shellfish

    shellfish In the Brooder

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    Thanks, that makes sense - just like us humans then really [​IMG]
     

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