Chickens acting strange

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CrestedGirl, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    For the past couple of of days one of my flocks (20 hens, 2 roos) hasn't been acting right. In the morning they all will come out as usual, eat, get a drink and scratch around, but they all will eventually go back into the house and stay in there all day [​IMG] I have checked all of them to make sure they have no injuries or any sign of being sick. They look normal, but stay inside all day. Our neighbors recently got a new dog right behind the fence. Could this be the cause. I am very concerned and need help.
     
  2. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They may feel threatened by the new dog, if that's the case they should get used to it. Curious to see what the other members say.
     

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