How do i get my silkie to roost?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redhen, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. you could always make her a nice comfy hutch inside the house and take her in at night..... [​IMG]
     
  2. yellowdragon

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    what I did was built 2 hole, wooden nesting boxes and put them about 2 1/2 to 3 feet high. My silkies really like it. And I have some in dog houses.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    ..lol..dont laugh...i have considered it!..she seems to like it inside!...and i do have a hutch....[​IMG]...thanks again!
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    Quote:Another good idea!!...i could make her a little box of her own to in at night to sleep..i could insulate it even....good idea!..now would my other hens use it to lay eggs in though?..although i suppose it wouldnt really matter if they did...[​IMG]...again, thanks for the idea...[​IMG].Wendy
     
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  5. redhen

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    Heres a pic of inside my coop...she sleeps in the right corner(right in front of the vent...[​IMG]..), we have blocked up the vent since its getting cold now...

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  6. antiquebuff

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    I placed wooden boxes in y coop for my Silkies to sit on. They love them!
     
  7. yellowdragon

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    They might use her box, but It dosen't have to be as big as a layer box. that may help
     
  8. redhen

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    thanks...plus the smaller, the warmer probably..[​IMG]..i think..lol...thaks again..hubby's gonna get working tomorrow!..lol
     

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