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Why are chickens so easy to catch at night?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jaburke, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. jaburke

    jaburke In the Brooder

    Jan 2, 2011
    Pocola, Ok
    Why is it that you can catch a chicken at night and he doesnt hardly move? Just woundering.[​IMG]

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    It's kind of like putting a cover over a bird cage to settle one down. Chickens have very poor night vision, so that's at least part of it. That's why it's so important to have a secure coop, because they're easy pickins for prey after dark.

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