Fluffed feathers & agitated

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  1. CharlotteChickk

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    My Black Australorp has had her feathers fluffed out for the past two days. Yes, it is HOT here in Charlotte, North Carolina, but this is my second summer having hens and one of them hasn't done that before. (I have a box fan outside blowing on them.) And she's agitated! She's at the bottom of the pecking order; the other hens seem to be picking on her more. Any ideas on what's going on? Thank you!
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    She's broody.
     
  3. CharlotteChickk

    CharlotteChickk Just Hatched

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    Thank you for responding so quickly! I really appreciate it :)
     
  4. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Broody
     
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  6. CharlotteChickk

    CharlotteChickk Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much for answering my question :)
     

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