Silkie doesn't roost at all

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by NicInNC, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2008
    North Carolina
    Is that normal? She sleeps on the floor of the coop right at the door. Almost like she's guarding it. She's 3 1/2 months old. I've never, ever seen her roost.
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I don't think any silkies roost. Mine never did.
  3. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

    Feb 26, 2009
    Madison County, Iowa
    My silkies never roost. However, I made a ramp up to their nest box and I have one that will perch on the top of the ramp with her head in the box and her bottom out the the world. The ramp is only about 4" from the ground to the top. I think she doesn't want anyone else to use that box.
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