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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Des, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Des

    Des New Egg

    Aug 1, 2011
    I have 7 sussex chickens at 16 wks old that will not roost.Why?What do i do?
  2. chicktwins

    chicktwins Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2011
    Eastern Shore
    Maybe the roosts r too high?? I would try a graduated bar ladder. Start with something that sits just above the ground and once they r consistently using it, raise it 6 inches or so. Keep that up until it is at the height u think they will use. I am a new chicken owner so I have not had this problem as of yet but hope this idea will help. It is what I will do if I ever have the same issue.

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