roosting in a window?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AlivianAcres, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just moved my small flock into a larger coop so I could bring out my 6 weekers into the small coop...anywho....its been 3 nights now and for some reason my girls and their roo are roosting in the window/door out to the run....in turn pooping a LOT where I had hoped they wouldn't :( I have gone out every night and moved them to the roosts but find them back in the window by morning....can I teach them to roost where the roosting boards are? Or is it a lost cause? Tips and tricks?
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2012
  2. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not much you can do, except make the roosting boards higher. they like to be as high as they can get.
     

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