Part of the family

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by flocker, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. flocker

    flocker Hatching

    Jul 1, 2010
    I did not finish the remodel of the chicken coop in time for our new arrivals. So every night we would gather up the five girls and keep them inside in some boxes for the night. After several week the coop was remodeled and ready for occupancy. The next morning I put the girls in the coop so they would become accustomed to their new home. In the afternoon left them out to free range in the yard with the thought they would return to the coop in the evening. Around dusk ther was a "knock" on the back door. Looked out the window no one there. Few minutes later another "knock". It was the girls looking indignant that I had forgotten to bring them inside. Upon opening the door they just waltz in like they owned the place. They kids thought this was the funniest thing, chickens walking in the den. It took a few nights of returning them to the coop, but now they roost on there own and seem quite content in their new home.

  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    [​IMG] That is hilarious! Mine "knock", but they don't want in, they want me to come out-with treats! [​IMG]
  3. awheel11

    awheel11 Chirping

    Jun 23, 2010
    [​IMG] I can just see it! Cute story!
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Oh, I love it! Chickens knocking on the door. Now that is so cute!

  5. HappyTalons

    HappyTalons In the Brooder

    Apr 9, 2010
    Quote:Exactly what ours do . . . unfortunately that means there are little piles right next to the door!
    Cuter thing is when one gets separated from the rest of the flock, she will come crying to the doorway, wanting us to help figure out where the others have gone. [​IMG]

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