Weird roosting behavior tonight...(for our birds anyway)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by All about the EGG, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. Normally I have to chase one of the birds off the nesting box in the evening. Well I did it just now and I also found one in the nesting box! I have never, ever had one do this! Seemed like a normal day...5 eggs from 5 chickens, we did get snow, and the chickens were out in the run because it was balmy. One was making a weird noise for quite some time me!
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Do you think, perhaps, one of your hens is going broody?
  3. Could be, found another one in the box agin tonight. But not last, go figure!

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