Second coop question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Remo, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. Remo

    Remo Out Of The Brooder

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    I got the fever to get more chickens in the spring. My coop and run is at max. number. If I build another coop and run separate from the one I have now when I turn all my chickens out to free range will they all return to their own coop each night or will they try to move , and will it really matter as long as they go into to one or the other?
     
  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Ours usually go back in the correct pen. Always a couple that try and go where they aren't supposed to. And of course the guineas sleep in a different coop most every night as they fly into which ever pen hits their fancy that night.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Mine return to their usual coop at night. Except for one of my two Sebright Roos, who decided he wanted to switch coops.

    I have eight different coops.
     

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