They moved themselves in...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HighNDryFarm, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never had a group of young chickens just move themselves into the big girls coop but tonight when I went out to close everyone up, one of 9 of my 2 month old Polish was on top of the coop with my EE Roo. I'm thinking that's odd since that one is a girl (I've had a couple of the boys try to join the roo)....then I realize she's kind of lost. So I get her down, put her in the smaller coop I have for the young ones and I realize that it's empty! I look in the big coop and there they are, all nestled on the lower roost I put in the for "jr's" that they never used. Went back and got the lost one and put her on the ramp up to find her spot. I've never had 9 chickens in one night, move themselves into the big coop! They free range all day and share a run with my other chickens but they've always gone in their own coops at night....

    We're in the process of building them their own coop...guess we better get busy. I hope they like their new digs because I think this group is a little picky about their house!
     
  2. MassivelyScrambled

    MassivelyScrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! They can occasionally surprise us can't they?! LOL
     
  3. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course, I wanted to move them straight from thier small coop into thier new coop when it's ready, otherwise they would have never moved![​IMG] Took me three nights of moving chickens with the last group and these 9 just pick up thier fluffy little heads and move in!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Bigdaddys'smom, I think the young'un's realized the adult coop had cable.
     
  5. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:SHHHHHHHH![​IMG]
     
  6. kaybats

    kaybats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Occasionally? I get surprised at least once or twice every day...sometimes more!!!! [​IMG]

    I LOVE it!!!
     

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