Do my chickens sleep?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by christinea, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. christinea

    christinea Out Of The Brooder

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    I know this sounds crazy, but anytime I've ever peeked into the coop, whether it's 9pm or midnight, my hens (just 3) always crane their necks to look and are softly clucking. I thought they would be sound, still sleepers with eyes closed like when they were chicks. They are 4 months old.
     
  2. Frankie Ruiz

    Frankie Ruiz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh trust me they sleep! lol! just alert of their surroundings
     
  3. christinea

    christinea Out Of The Brooder

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    So maybe they're just light sleepers? :)
     

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