sleeping arrangements

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tecalli, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Tecalli

    Tecalli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got three young ladies that are now 4 months old, a barred rock, an orphington, and a bantam Amerucana. At dusk they all go into their coop and settle in for the night, with the orphington and barred rock on the roost and the bantam on top of the orphington. That's how they are when I open them up in the morning as well. Is this a common sleeping arrangement? I can see obvious advantages to this arrangement in the winter for keeping warm, but they did it in the hot weather too. I do think its very cute.
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  2. louloubean

    louloubean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, that IS cute!

    if it doesn't bug them, i guess i wouldn't worry.

    my pullets roost in weird places, but now that they are bigger, they all cuddle up on the top roost, hot or not.

    birds are funny.....
     
  3. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a smart bird, why not sleep on a feather bed instead of a hard board if you can get away with it. [​IMG]
     
  4. Tecalli

    Tecalli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Scooter147, I hadn't thought about it that way but yeah, the orphington is really soft and fluffy. She must make a really nice featherbed.
     
  5. KMHunter

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    That is sooo cute! Chickens do the darndest things!
     

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