Chicks arent roosting?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AnimalLover99, May 28, 2012.

  1. AnimalLover99

    AnimalLover99 Songster

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    i have a roosting pole in my coop 2-3 ft high and ive seen them fly up there but they don't roost. they are almost 8 weeks

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  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    They will when they're ready; they're still youngsters. Just don't let them sleep in the nest boxes. Lots of folks have to block them off when the chicks are that young so they learn that's not a place to sleep.
     
  3. AnimalLover99

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    i was afraid of them sleeping in the nest boxes, so i put chicken wire on those for now. they work well for storing food until there ready to lay! thank you for the info[​IMG]
     
  4. AnimalLover99

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    They just started roosting!! U were totally right! THanks![​IMG]
     

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