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Chicken Behaviors

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dr1939, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. dr1939

    dr1939 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a chicken that sits on the nest sometimes for 45 minutes to an hour but doesn't lay an egg. She use to lay but hasn't for awhile now. I know she is not egg bound because she would be dead by now.
    She is my rogue chicken that sleeps in a tree rather than in the coop with the others. This morning she was down from the tree waiting on me to open the coop so she could get in on the nest but no egg. Anyone experience anything like this?
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be she is trying to go broody but just isn't a good one.
     
  3. Heron's Nest Farm

    Heron's Nest Farm Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Is she old? I have one that does the same thing who is 4 years old.

    I agree she may be trying to go broody. Keep looking for signs of listlessness, but if it aint broke... If she's not sick then she's ok, right? LOL
     
  4. dr1939

    dr1939 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well mine is also around 4 years old so maybe that is it.
    Thanks for the reply
     
  5. dr1939

    dr1939 Out Of The Brooder

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    Could be .

    thanks for the reply
     

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