Staying on the roost all day?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bledsoe95, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. bledsoe95

    bledsoe95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of my chickens stay on the roost all day does anyone know why?
     
  2. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it too cold outside and maybe the roost is warmer?
     
  3. bledsoe95

    bledsoe95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its been in the 30s&40s.
     
  4. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Has your chicken always done this or is it just recently? Is the bird eating and drinking normally? I would be a bit concerned if it is the only chicken staying on the roost all day.
     
  5. Stevo

    Stevo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine have been roosting alot also. It has been in the 20's all day and teens at night. I think they just like to cuddle when it's cold. I wouldn't worry too much.
     

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