hen behavior question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stonehaven57, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. stonehaven57

    stonehaven57 New Egg

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    I have a small flock of 11 laying hens and one guinea hen. This morning one of my layers flew up at me while I was walking into the coop and perched on my back. She stayed there for a few seconds and then flew off. Is this normal behavior?
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Sometimes hens just do things like that. They get a little burst of energy and jump on heir owners because they love us!:)
     
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  3. stonehaven57

    stonehaven57 New Egg

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    Thanks!
     
  4. Farm Girl 1

    Farm Girl 1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls sometimes do that to me I think it is just to show affection.
     
  5. Teppler

    Teppler Out Of The Brooder

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    Several of my girls do this and I make like it is because they really like me, but I suspect it is all about the treats they learn fast what to do to get a treat and if no treats then mine go about there daily activities.
     

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