Pullets aren't going inside to sleep

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by iluvpeeps, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. iluvpeeps

    iluvpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 of my pullets are not going inside to sleep. Instead they are trying to sleeping on the top of their coop. My other pullet goes inside at night but those three don't. How can I fix this?
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Mine use to do that also. I just put them up at night for a while and then they did it on their own.
     
  3. iluvpeeps

    iluvpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    They need a light inside the coop to attract them inside if it is getting dark. But I would lock them all into the coop for a few days to 1 week to show them where home is, and they should all go in at dusk. Most of my chickens will go in without the light, but if my light goes out before dusk, there's always someone who won't go into a dark coop.
     
  5. iluvpeeps

    iluvpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks, but tonight they went in so I think they are ok now
     
  6. eggorthechicken

    eggorthechicken The Henabler

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    I have a few that sometimes dont go in...lately ive seen more of them go in I think because its cold. mine like to roost in trees.
     

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