My chicks (12 weeks) sleep on the ground! help!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by filimon, May 17, 2010.

  1. filimon

    filimon Out Of The Brooder

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    They dont have feathers on their chest area and i blame it on their sleeping on the ground! how can i get them to roost?
     
  2. WA4-Hpoultrymom

    WA4-Hpoultrymom Never enough coops...

    Feb 5, 2009
    Monroe, WA
    My Coop
    Go out when it is dark and they are blind and pick each one up and place him/her on the roost. You may have to do this a few nights in a row. They will soon catch on.
     
  3. filimon

    filimon Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!! i will do that tonight!
     

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