2 Chickens have vanished

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by calisun, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. calisun

    calisun New Egg

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    Hello everyone, I was wondering if taking chicks from a mother hen will eventuakky make her go "crazy"? I took my hens chicks b cause she free ranges and they end up drowning in puddles or bowls or really anything they can fall in, well when I went out there this morning she was nowhere to be found. She wouldn't have made a new nest already an is sitting right? Thanks guys.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    In my experience, removing chicks from a hen does cause stress, but only for a couple of days, and then things go back to normal. I would not imagine that she has gone broody again if its only been a short time since removing the chicks.
     
  3. calisun

    calisun New Egg

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    Ok thank you
     

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