1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

My chickens sleep in the nesting boxes.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kcoeah, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. kcoeah

    kcoeah New Egg

    Jul 31, 2010
    My 3 month old chickens rarely use their roost. At night they huddle together in the nesting boxes. What will happen when they start laying eggs? Why won't they use their roost?
  2. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    do you have a pic you could upload of the roosts? i know all of mine went through that phase, and the closer they got to egglaying they shifted to the roosts-

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by