Well it has been about a month now and I can't get my Silkies to go in the coop. Every night for the past month we go out there and the three of them are bunched up on top of a cinder block. We pick them up, put them at the end of the ramp and they march right up and in. I put a lamp in there for a week straight and it did nothing to entice them to go in on there own. I have 9 other hens that march right up at dusk. I don't get it!!! Now we are at the point where my 9 other hens are starting to lay. They go into the nesting boxes inside the coop and do their business. I was thinking of locking the silkies in the coop for a week or so to see if that helps, but I don't want the others to start laying in the run and not the nesting boxes. I really want to get an automatic door opener. I am almost at the point where I am just going to leave them outside and not worry about and hope they get it. What else can I do??????