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All the hens took Mother's Day off

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by weekendskp, May 9, 2011.

  1. weekendskp

    weekendskp Out Of The Brooder

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    I have eight hens, and for most of the last week I've been getting 6 or 7 eggs per day. On Mother's Day, not a single egg. Did they know it was Mother's Day, or perhaps it being Sunday, decided it was a day of rest?
     
  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's weird I wonder if something scared them or did you change something.
     
  3. weekendskp

    weekendskp Out Of The Brooder

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    Someone else offline suggested the same thing; that perhaps something scared them, but I don't think so. There are dogs in the neighborhood, but that's nothing new. We moved the chicken tractor a few feet, but that too is nothing new to them.
     

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