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WE did it..we trained our girls to roost!! (Pix ! )

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mmtillman, May 8, 2009.

  1. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Our birds were refusing to use the roost that DH built for them [​IMG] ...so each night I would go in and sit with them at bedtime and lift the 25 sleeping girls off the floor and set them each on the new roost we put in for them..after 3 or 4 nights of this....I tiptoed in to see how they were doing and WALAH !! We now have roosting chickens!!! Who knew this advice would really work??? You chicken experts really know your stuff!! Thanks!! [​IMG]

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  2. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Job. I do the same thing.
     
  3. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    AWWWWWWWWWWW thats too cute!
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    That is too cute, I love the babies!
     
  5. Terri

    Terri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine are still sleeping on the floor, i thought they would learn to roost on their own, since I am already in my pjs, i'll try tomorrow night.
     
  6. LoveMySiouxsie87

    LoveMySiouxsie87 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think they'll learn on their own. Mine roosted on their own (though not on their roosting bar) and 3 nights ago I moved the newbies from the chair they were hanging out on in their coop to their boxes and since they've flown up there by themselves
     
  7. Caleb x49

    Caleb x49 Out Of The Brooder

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    cool looks great
     
  8. Appaloosa Hill Farm

    Appaloosa Hill Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like a chorus line up there! [​IMG] So pretty!!
     
  9. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:You say 25 girls, but nothing about the roo? In the second pic. The first Barred Rock from the right is a young Rooster. [​IMG]

    Matt


    Edited to add that in the first pic, one of the EEs with it's head stuck straight out looks like a roo too.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2009
  10. Feathers Acres

    Feathers Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! [​IMG]

    Mine roost on everything and poo on everything (Gag!)
     

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