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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fairyK, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. fairyK

    fairyK New Egg

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    Hi all got myself 4 chickens today...new to all this so any advice welcome. Dark now and all hens gone to bed but cock curled up in the corner outside. Is this normal? [​IMG]
     
  2. zephyricle

    zephyricle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It'll take a bit of training to get them to go to bed in their coop. Every night before sundown, make sure you put them all in. Before long they'll do it themselves. :)
     
  3. fairyK

    fairyK New Egg

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    Should I put him in or wait longer to see if he goes on his own?
     
  4. zephyricle

    zephyricle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's dark and he's already laying or perched, go ahead and stick him inside
     
  5. Three chickens

    Three chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to backyard chicken!
     
  6. fairyK

    fairyK New Egg

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    He was asleep I put him in and all is well [​IMG]
     
  7. fairyK

    fairyK New Egg

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    I tried to add a picture but no idea why it's not showing!
     
  8. zephyricle

    zephyricle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can try posting a link from imgur.com if you'd like :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under fairyK [​IMG] Welcome & Congratulations!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
     

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