chicks on roosts

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by alex, Jul 24, 2007.

  1. alex

    alex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why aren't my 5 week old silkies sleeping on there roosts yet??? I have been putting them on for about 3-4 days...[​IMG] thanks!
    -alex
     
  2. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    We have silkies older than that; maybe 8 weeks; they're still not, either. Maybe it depends on the breed, when they start roosting.
     
  3. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 9 week old Doms have just started. Up until this week, they would sit on the roosts during the day, but piled in the corner on the floor at night. Now they all scramble for a place on the roost as the sun begins to set.
     

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