sleeping on the roof

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by buttercup2, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. buttercup2

    buttercup2 Hatching

    Mar 16, 2009
    My girls have started spending the night on the roof of the coop. They will stay out there in snow, rain and wind. Is there anything I can do to get them back in the coop?
  2. SandraChick

    SandraChick Songster

    clip their wings (see the how to pages...only clip one wing each). Then...if they are still out...physically move them into the coop each night.

    You may need to lock them in their coop for a week- so they associate the coop with "home".

    Make sure they have enough room on the roosts.

    Good luck

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