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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by only one lay, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. only one lay

    only one lay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will they figure it out on their own or do I need to put them up on it as a training method?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    My chicks were flying out of their brooder to roost on the sides of their brooder guard at 2 weeks old.
    Provide appropriate roosts per their age (right height, size, etc.) and they usually figure it out just fine.
     
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
    I had to put them on the roost every night for about a week before they figured it out on their own. I have one that I had to put a step to the roost before she would use it.....
     
  4. sebright guy

    sebright guy Out Of The Brooder

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    im sure theyll find it. mine never have had a problem.
     
  5. tcwk

    tcwk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put a little roost in my brooder made out of a paint stick and they jumped right up on it. (this was at about 1.5 weeks old)

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    Awwe how cute! [​IMG]
     

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