- Dec 9, 2013
Hi Everyone. My two chickens, one Leghorn and one Speckled Sussex, each about a year old, have always spent almost all their time outdoors in their run, even in bad weather (there is a roof though). Recently, in the last few weeks, they have been spending a lot of time sitting in the house. It's more the Sussex than the Leghorn, and the Leghorn squawks a lot when the Sussex sits in there all morning. They seem otherwise normal. This coincided with my switching from crumbles to pellets. They wouldn't eat for a couple of days, but then they gave in and started eating the pellets. They started spending a lot of time in the coop when they weren't eating. But now they seem to be eating, but they keep sitting in there. Is this OK? Is it a cause for concern? They still lay eggs regularly. And I take them out every day to spend time in their portable grazer, and they still seem happy to do this. Thanks so much.