roosting chickens

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by stephen.williams, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. stephen.williams

    stephen.williams Out Of The Brooder

    Are chickens happy to roost on the ground if its warm enough and plenty of ground litter
     
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I've noticed some of my chickens sleep on the ground when it's really hot. Otherwise, the adults like to roost instead of being on the ground. At least that's how it is with my birds.
     
  3. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    I think chickens prefer roosting up off the ground if the can. The higher the better but mine do stay on the ground most of the day but at night it's "up they go!!" and they fight over the high spots.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2008

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