Perches help hens feel safe and secure. It provides a safe place if they feel stressed or disturbed.
Being descendants of wild birds that sleep in trees, hens prefer to sleep off the ground.
Cylindrical roosts are provided for hens because they like to curl their toes around the edge.
Chickens like to sleep up and off the ground at night. Sturdy roosts give them the space they need to perch for a good night’s sleep.