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So this is my first year with chickens. They are free ranged the entire day. But lately they want to roost on the top of their coop and I have a hard time getting them in at night. Here is a pic of the wackos

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I'm starting to think they don't like the coop....
 

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mine used to do the same, i just kept putting them in every night and eventualy they went in on there own.
 

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Its nice out and they feel safe. I have about 9 or so hens that roost in my red pine tree every night. They started out trying to roost on top of the coop as well lol.
 

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Yep. Some chickens are whacko! Mine loved to roost outside too for the longest time. I couldn't ever get them to stay in their coop unless I put them in there. I finally built a new coop, thinking that maybe they felt too insecure in the old one, and they are like clockwork now- going to bed just as the sun is going away. Now if I can get mine to roost on their perch instead of their nest boxes, I'll be golden!
 
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