Roosting already?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RidgeRunner Hen, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. RidgeRunner Hen

    RidgeRunner Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an OLD chicken coop that we have cleaned up and repurposed....
    Anyway...my broilers AND little laying hens have already started roosting on it! I was shocked to find them up there because it's not that low to the ground and some of them were on the 3rd rung!
     
  2. Frannabelle

    Frannabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My babies were roosting on a perch in the brooder at 1 week old......they just know what they want I guess!
     
  3. Why and Dotte

    Why and Dotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My babies roosted as soon as I offered a spot to them at around 1 wk or so, they were scared of it at first [​IMG]. Some just prefer to sleep on the ground [​IMG]
     

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