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Can chickens count to three?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Molamola, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Molamola

    Molamola Hatching

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    Hi,

    I have a feral hen who's decided to lay in an old flower pot in back of the house. So far, three eggs. I figure if there are four eggs, I can take one and leave three, no problem. But if there are three eggs, and I take one, will the hen know?

    Melissa
     
  2. squeakyballs

    squeakyballs Songster

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    Why not take them all and replace them with golf-balls?
     
  3. Molamola

    Molamola Hatching

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    Gee, that's a new one on me. Those wild birds are awfully smart... And I don't have any golf balls!

    There are four eggs now, maybe I'll just take one at a time...
     
  4. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Songster

    Feb 6, 2009
    Michigan
    Why do you want her eggs?
     

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