Roosting already?

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

  1. RidgeRunner Hen

    RidgeRunner Hen In 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 Songster

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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 Songster

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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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