I have 8 girls in my established flock (no roos), and 4 pullets I've been introducing using a dog crate in the main run. After several weeks of hanging out in the crate, I opened the door of it just enough for the little ones to get in and out. They go in and out more and more, and the initial pecking is pretty infrequent at this point. The little ones still want to go to sleep and roost in their crate. At what point do I yank the crate? Will they one day just want to roost with the big girls? Or do I need to force the issue by removing the crate? thanks in advance.