Smoothing transition to the new coop

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

  1. naturemom

    naturemom Songster

    May 28, 2007
    northern IL
    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 Songster

    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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