Hen hiding in corner of garden

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by PaulaSB12, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Songster

    Dec 6, 2010
    I put the girls to bed last night as usual, well they went to bed and I shut the door to the chicken run. I was standing to the left of the coop and heard the usual chatter from the coop, they always seem to have a 10 minute session of chat before going to sleep. When I heard the same noise to my left. One of the hybrids had gone to sleep in the corner of the garden. I wasn't sure why she didn't go into the big coop so for the night I put her in the side coop. Any ideas why she wanted to sleep outside?
  2. Rich386

    Rich386 Songster

    Jul 21, 2011
    Live Oak, FL
    More than likely the other hens beat her up. I have had the same thing happen to one of my hens and a rooster. They will run in a corner and hide their head or jump in a nest to hide.

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