Can chickens see at night ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Aquaman05, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. Aquaman05

    Aquaman05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was trying to teach my rooster a lesson tonight and keep him out of the coop when it was getting dark. Next thing I know he is running into everything. Then he just squatted down and wouldn't move anymore. I picked him up and put him in the coop and he is sleeping on the floor.

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    To the best of my knowledge have minimal if any night vision. This is why it is so easy to catch/pick up chickens when it is dark.
     

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