Hen behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by trista85, Jun 14, 2018 at 6:37 PM.

  1. trista85

    trista85 Chirping

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    I have a year old EE hen and she always tries to burrow under whichever hen is right next to her. Why? She’s the only one who does that.
     
  2. Baneston

    Baneston Chirping

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    I don’t have an answer so much as one or 2 that do that as well. My buff orp will also lay on them without being asked!
     
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  3. townchicks

    townchicks Songster

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    One of my EE's used to do that to her sister, until she was about a year old. Then she seems to have outgrown it. I always figured it was comforting to her, like being under a momma hen. Just my guess.
     
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  4. trista85

    trista85 Chirping

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    I wondered if it was something like that :)
     

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