My Pullets don't nestle in shavings

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Carrie Lynn, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even though it's been quite cold in the evenings, my pullets roost.
    WARNING: DUMB QUESTION COMING!!!
    Will they know to nestle in the abundant shavings to stay warm when we get the single digits next week?
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    No, they will still roost!!
     
  3. wood&feathers

    wood&feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really depends on your birds. Mine switch back and forth, more inclined to nestle if it is windy. One thing you can do is provide elevated platforms with bedding on them. That will encourage them to use a warmer roost.
     

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