They won't come out of the coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LoneCowboy, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    I moved my 3 Cuckoo Marans, 1 blue orp, and 1 BSL from their little coop to the big girls coop. I had such luck introducing my other group that I had in that coop that I thought it wouldn't be any problem. They've been neighbors through chicken wire for months, but now they won't come out of the coop. They stick together like they did before in their own coop, but won't interact with the others. Of course the roo goes after them everytime I force them out of the coop. What should I do? I've thought about separating the roo until they all get used to each other, but then Tyrone would be all alone. [​IMG]
  2. oldegger

    oldegger In the Brooder

    May 4, 2008
    Monclova, OH
    IMHO Tyrone needs a time out. Give the girls a chance to workout the pecking order

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