blind hen laying!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dixiedoodle, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    I have a hen who ( I think) is blind. She rarely ever leaves the coop and when I place her out in the run, she walks around the fence edge until she finds the door. I wasn't sure why her eye site was bad I didn"t notice any damage anywhere-- She was about 2.5 yrs old when I realized she was struggling. I have food and water in the coop and they have been in the same place for the entire time. I wasn't sure she would make it.. Well, it's been 8 months and she is doing well. Three days this week I found dark brown eggs (she and her sister are French Black Marans) in the nest box AND on the floor of the coop! She is very calm/sweet and gets lots of TLC...

    I am so happy.. had to share...
  2. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    [​IMG] good for you and your hen
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

    May 1, 2011
    Olathe, Kansas
    Awesome! Can you post some pics?
  4. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    As soon as my computer gets fixed.. I will post pictures of her and her eggs..

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