Category / chicken nighttime routine

May 12, 2012
In my jammies saying goodnight to Oyster Cracker These last couple of nights I have desperately been trying to figure out the girl’s sleeping arrangements.  They always seem to be mixing it up.  Finally, I am finding all four Silkies sleeping side by side on one roost together.  No one is sleeping in the nesting…

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February 29, 2012
We all have our nighttime rituals.  Most of us wash our faces and brush our teeth.  Some fall asleep while watching TV.  Others find a final escape in a good book or pillow talk before drifting off to dreamland.  Chickens are no different.  They too have bedtime rituals. It all starts at dusk, with the…

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June 1, 2011
I have been curious as to where the girls are sleeping at night.  Yes, I know they are all in the coop, but how do they arrange themselves.  Do they spread out amongst the two roosts?  Are the mini-chickens still sleeping in the nesting boxes with their Moms?  Do they have a specific order or any…

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January 19, 2011
The flock seems to be so happy that the days are getting longer.  They are starting to lay more eggs and each day they seem to be returning to the coop a tad bit later each evening.  I am starting to find the routine comical.  In the evenings, I peer out the window to see…

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