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Smoothing transition to the new coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by naturemom, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. naturemom

    naturemom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May 28, 2007
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    Dh just finished rebuilding the henhouse section on our chicken tractor. Is there anything special I should do to teach them that it is home. They free-range most of the day and were out today when he switched them. I left the old henhouse next to it so they can go in there tonight if they get confused and then I can move them to the new house. Is there anything else I can do?
     
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    I think what you're doing is about all you can do to get them used to their new digs. I think they'll figure out pretty quick that the new henhouse is home now.
     

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