Quick Question...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by frazo96, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. frazo96

    frazo96 Out Of The Brooder

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    How long does it take for pullets to stop sleeping huddled like little chicks?
    I have 6 pullets that are 5 months old and they still sleep like that. Any Opinions?
     
  2. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not an expert at this but they probably feel safe together as a flock. Mine are nowhere near that old so I don;t know if they will outgrow it.
     
  3. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    Do your chickens roost yet? Ours started to roost at 5 months old, and they still sleep huddled together on the roost. I think it's something that they just do naturally, on the floor or on the roost.
     
  4. frazo96

    frazo96 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes,they.do.roost, but its that they're in the floor at night and they can be attacked by some predators like rats.
     

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