Last night my rooster took his hens up the stairs of the barn and into the hay loft. Nothing wrong with this, I do not really have the area setup for chickens, not looking forward to cleaning up later, but so be it. The trouble is he will not come back down. I left everything open thinking hunger will drive him down eventually, the hens came down in the afternoon, but he did not. He just spent all day in the loft crowing while the hens ignored him and rooted around the yard for food. I took some water up there tonight and left him be.