Babies roost with big girls?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gratefulchick, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. gratefulchick

    gratefulchick In the Brooder

    Feb 24, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    My 12 week olds are mixed and getting along with my 2-5 year olds. They have a separate house. They roost where the "big girls" sleep during the day, but not at night. Just wondering if anyone thinks they'll eventually sleep in the main henhouse (it's small but room enough for them). There isn't a roost in the baby house, why do they need to roost? Thanks!

  2. I have a similar deal, but my young ones roost in a nesting box! I hope they will eventually join the rest of the flock where they belong but I know they get picked on so I don't blame them.

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