Behavior in the evening

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MomToTheZoo, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. MomToTheZoo

    MomToTheZoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it normal (as normal as can be with chickens I suppose) for them to be more challenging toward one another as it gets closer to dusk? I am assuming it it establishing "pecking order" for roosting spots?
     
  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds plausible to me! I've seen posts from people about how their hens "argue" while jockeying for spots. I can hear mine have a minor tussle now and again when I close them in their coop.
     
  3. ParadiseChickens

    ParadiseChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, there just trying to outdo one another with the gossip of the day. [​IMG]
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Oh yes, I can hear it from the house. They all seem to want the spot that someone else has. Then one gets dumped off the perch..........
     
  5. MomToTheZoo

    MomToTheZoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so I am not crazy (HA!) They are really good all day get along then in the evening total chick argument central lol
    If they have gossip I want to know it! [​IMG]
     

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