new chickens wont sit or sleep on perch??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by michellehelen, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. michellehelen

    michellehelen Out Of The Brooder

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    hello i have 2 japanese bantam chickens not totally sure on age but they dont sleep on a perch they cuddle together in the corner in there coop and sleep is this normal?
     
  2. MsChickenMomma

    MsChickenMomma Overrun With Chickens

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    If they are really young, it's normal behavior. If they are older, than it could be because they don't like what you used for perches, or they are too high and they can't get to them.

    What do you use for perches?
     
  3. michellehelen

    michellehelen Out Of The Brooder

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    i think they are only 3 or 4 months old so still really young thankyou for your help :)
     

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