What time do your chickens go to bed?

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Re: What time do your chickens go to bed?

Post by TomK » Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:12 pm

I don't feed anything at shutdown time...usually in my flock as soon as the light goes dim in they go...and on the roosts they never seem to want to come off so no treats needed, as if I would, lol and right now its around 5 pm...nice not to have to go out in the dark and cold to lock them down after supper... :running-chicken:
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Re: What time do your chickens go to bed?

Post by Happy » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:04 pm

I will post a video later of bedtime in my coop. @TomK you will shake your head for sure lol.
Skinny same here my guys don’t get outside unless I’m with them right now. Sis-in-law lost all but 2 chickens to a fox and seeing coyotes here is a weekly occurance. The good thing is they love their nice dry pen so no big deal.
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Re: What time do your chickens go to bed?

Post by Happy » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:37 pm



This is only 1/2 of them. The young ones get same treats in their room. They all rush to their spot and wait. No shoving or fighting or they don’t get treats lol. Nightly ritual.
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Re: What time do your chickens go to bed?

Post by windwalkingwolf » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:17 pm

:rofl: roflmbo
I don't know who has trained who! I know the little game hen knows how to get a big share! Too awesome. :top points
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Re: What time do your chickens go to bed?

Post by Killerbunny » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:31 am

That is too cute!
BTW Jan it's been so much easier to put the turkeys away without #2 stopping the young males at the door. They are twice her size but they were scared of her.
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