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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

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    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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