My chickens don't roost?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Backyardbarngirl, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Backyardbarngirl

    Backyardbarngirl New Egg

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    My chickens are about 11 weeks old and they don't like to sit on a roost, they lay huddled in the corner of their coop together (6 girls), is this normal. Should their nesting box be closed or open to them?
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    That's not unusual at all. They will eventually roost. It took mine forever too and finally they did [​IMG]
     
  3. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    They will eventually learn. Especially if they have only been in the coop for a short period of time. Mine took a few weeks after moving in and now they all roost.
     

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