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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

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    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

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    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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