funny laying habits

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Justino, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    LOL my 3 silkies just started laying. 1 lays in the box like a good girl [​IMG] one lays on the ground :| and lastly, my dragon lays on the ground under a ladder but is just plain silly! [​IMG] today i caught her picking up shavings in her mouth(first i thought she was eating the shavings! :eek:) and putting them on her back! WTHeck is she doin that for!??!ROFLMBO!
     
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  2. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * I saw a thread about a hen doing this with straw not to long ago, Justino. Seems maybe it a throw-back to their wilder days of building nests for themselves. [​IMG]
     
  3. chicksgalore

    chicksgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed my broody hen doing that a few times as she sat on her eggs. That's the first time I ever saw one do that.
     
  4. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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