Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mnjpando, May 25, 2010.

  1. mnjpando

    mnjpando Out Of The Brooder

    May 16, 2010
    I have 5 rir hens and 1 rir rooster. My question is does the rooster go inside the hen house at night. He seems to be outside late passed at least 9:00 pm not sure if he goes in or not???
    I have an enclosed run attached to the hen house...
  2. TwilightMom

    TwilightMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2010
    Livermore, California
    I was wondering the same thing. Do roosters sleep with the hens? i know, this is probably a silly question [​IMG] Just found out one of our hens is a rooster this morning!!![​IMG]
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Mine sleeps inside the coop with the hens. His favorites roost on either side of him, or as close to him as they can get. (I have two roost bars.)
  4. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    yes - roosters always go inside with the hens. He may just like the solitude after a day of being hen pecked : )

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