Behavior Experts ....... Mixed up hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Featherland, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave away my alpha hen a few weeks ago. She hadn't laid any eggs for months. I don't have roosters. I know sometimes another hen will take her place. My 12 month old Welsummer that laid the darkest eggs stopped laying shortly after that. She is not molting. Yesterday I noticed her standing tall kind of like my old alpha hen did. I am worried she might stop laying entirely and would like to break her of being the "rooster". Any ideas?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Get a big tuff roo?
     
  3. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't have roo's where I live. [​IMG]

    Any other ideas?
     

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