CURIOUS-- Is the Quaking in Illinois Bugging Your Birds??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by d.k, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Used to live in Cali, and have had some experience w/ animal stress due to quakes-- Wondered how your hens are holding up. . .
  2. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Songster

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
    Friday when the quake happened my dh said the hens went bizerk. He thought it might have been a predator but they calmed down after a few min.. The aftershock must not have gotten this far this am because there wasn't a peep.
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2008
  3. Day before and day of, egg production off, but day after everything back to normal.Guess chickens are pretty smart. [​IMG] marrie
  4. illinichick

    illinichick Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    SE Il
    I live approx. 20mi north of both epicenters, Fri and this am's. and I havent noticed any changes in my hen laying.

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