Easter Egger acting strangely

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Zerlog, Oct 2, 2015.

  1. Zerlog

    Zerlog Out Of The Brooder

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    My Easter egger will go into the nest box, dig a nest, then come back out and try to make a nest elswhere. Is this normal? I am really worried...
     
  2. EggyTheHen

    EggyTheHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My easter egger does that sometimes in Spring. I think it's just broodiness. Do you have a rooster? If you do, you might get chicks.
     
  3. Zerlog

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    We had a few roosters up until about July. What's really weird is that if i bring her out, she goes back into the coop 5 minutes later. Does yours do this?
     
  4. Zerlog

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    Bump, I am somewhat worried...
     
  5. Zerlog

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    She just laid the egg, and is now sitting on it. So now, I have my first broody hen I guess...[​IMG]
     
  6. EggyTheHen

    EggyTheHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know much about this subject. Broodiness doesn't mean she'll have chicks, though. It just means she wants them ;)
     

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