Fluffed feathers & agitated

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CharlotteChickk, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. CharlotteChickk

    CharlotteChickk In the Brooder

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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 Chicken tender

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    She's broody.
     
  3. CharlotteChickk

    CharlotteChickk In the Brooder

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

    Weehopper Songster

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    Broody
     
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  5. BBQChicken

    BBQChicken In the Brooder

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  6. CharlotteChickk

    CharlotteChickk In the Brooder

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    Thank you so much for answering my question :)
     

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