Good afternoon from a new member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sweeter, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. sweeter

    sweeter New Egg

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    Hi all;
    I'm new to keeping hens and have 3 lovely 'hybrids'. I bought them point of lay last August and have had 3 lovely eggs 95% of the time since then.
    The birds are happy and are worm and parasite free.
    I have noticed some very odd behaviour recently from one(?) of the birds however! She is dragging most of the straw out of the nesting area, through the roosting area, down the 'slope/ramp' and depositing it in the run below. Has anyone else come across this?
    Looking forward to talking chickens here in the future!
    Mark from Devon.
     
  2. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Hi! [​IMG] from MN

    Is she maybe getting a little broody and trying to move straw to a "nest site"?
     
  3. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....glad you joined.
     
  4. sweeter

    sweeter New Egg

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    If she is broody do I do?
     
  5. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    [​IMG]From Kansas!
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from nothern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  8. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. I have 2 birds that do it on a daily basis, they have their own coop. Drives me nuts. :he
     
  10. sweeter

    sweeter New Egg

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    This place is just lovely: been a member for hours and already getting welcomes and help from around the globe!!! thanks guys, you're the best,
     

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