won't go in coop at night

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by eggheadz, May 28, 2016.

  1. eggheadz

    eggheadz Just Hatched

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    I'm sure this question is already on the site. My chicks go in and out all day long, but when I go out just before dark they are all huddled in the corner. I tried leaving the light on in the coop thinking they didn't like going into a dark coop, that failed also
     
  2. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Buff Orpingtons took almost 2 weeks of me catching them EVERY night and putting them into the coop before they made the conection and put themselves to bed at night.

    My Welsummers got it after 3 days...

    Just be consistant, put them to bed and they will eventually get it.

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    Eventually one night you will go out to check on them and they will already be in bed...waiting for you.
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2016
  3. eggheadz

    eggheadz Just Hatched

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    Thanks. I thought I was doing something wrong.
     

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