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- Broody Magician
Hens tend to sleep in the highest point of the coop (most likely the roost) Contrary to popular belief chickens prefer to sleep on a perch or roost and the only use the nest to lay eggs in. This is a good thing as no one likes eggs covered in poop. Make sure to have lots of roost space for your hens as a happy hen makes yummy eggs.