Will Chickens Return To Coop?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lickin Chicken, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. Lickin Chicken

    Lickin Chicken Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2016
    Wilbar, NC
    My Dominique chickens are around 6 months now, and I've let them free range quite a bit. But, I continue having the problem where they dont want to return to the coop. If I leave a light on the inside, will the chickens return by their selves when it gets dark and time to roost?
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    A light might help. They do like to return to a coop where they can see to roost. You might want to add windows for a natural light. I would also consider other things like the ventilation and space.

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