Do chickens get stuck too high?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BayCityBabe, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. BayCityBabe

    BayCityBabe Songster

    May 1, 2008
    I noticed that one of my 2 mo. old Polish was roosting in the rafters when the others were finishing dinner. I got on a chair & tried to coax her down to no avail.
    Asked DD if she had seen that Polish earlier in the afternoon, when DD spent time in the run. Got a hesitant "Uh, yeah, I did".
    It was hot here, today. Should I be worried that Polish was stuck all day? Has anyone else had a stuck bird? It this a big risk?
  2. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Our 16 week old pullets come onto our deck and like jumping off from about 12-15 feet and flying down to the grass below. I was actually quite shocked when I saw that. I don't know if they would have been that bold at 8 or 9 weeks but I'm not surprised by their comfortability with heights anymore.

    I don't know if this helps but....

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