Silkie bantum problem

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PaulaSB12, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 6, 2010
    I have some black partridge silkie bantum who where kept separate from the others for four weeks as they where new. I put them in a chicken ark but they wouldn't sleep in the coop bit no matter how I tried to get them in. Now they mingle with the big girls ok but last night I found them sitting in the big girls chicken run. I put them in the bigger coop and apart from the banties chatting (if it was human you would say it was a case of it looks nice in here) should I let the girls stay with the big girls or try and get them to sleep in the ark?
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2012
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Is a management decision. If they are getting along with the rest of the flock, for simplicity I would put them in the main coop.

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