Silkie Sleeping option?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by smithshyre, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. smithshyre

    smithshyre In the Brooder

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    I have 8 silkies (obviously won't roost). I've tried to create a number of cozy nests for them to sleep in, but they always huddle in a different corner of the coop? I'd prefer to give them someplace cozy to sleep instead of the floor - ideas? I don't need the sand and shavings coop info - just an idea of how to get them to sleep somewhere other than the floor. Thanks.
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

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    Maybe a nest box up a few inches on some bricks in the corner/s?
     
  3. Dandelioness

    Dandelioness Songster

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    I tried making a few "silkie dens" too. They finally decided they like a certain haystack I put in there.

    I hope others share, silkies are so funny!
     

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