So I go outside about noon today to give table scraps and check on the water supply. I toss in the scraps and do a head count. All accounted for, but I then notice that 1 of my New Hampshires is acting funny. She ignores the treats, puffs out her feathers, squawks and runs off. Curious, I follow her around the corner and find her standing near a secondary water bowl that I break out for the summer heat. She is shaking her rear area and I notice an awful smell. Oh well, I ignore it and top off the water bowl. I then discovered that I had stepped in a pile of poop. I later told my wife that it looked like it came from a medium sized dog. I was worried, thinking that she was ill. Anyway, I check on the meat birds and before I go back inside I decide that I will get an estimate on our daily egg haul. 16 beauties sitting in their usual spot. I realized that I didn't collect them from the day before. The maximum I usually get is 9-10 from my adult layers About an hour later I go back outside to collect the eggs and find Miss Vibrating Butt sitting on the pile. I leave her alone. Usually once a week I have to wait and come back later because of a late layer. I check the next hour, and the next and the next, until finally at about 8 PM I got out yet again thinking surely she must be gone. No. She is still there. As a test, I reach my hand slowly towards her. She puffed out her feathers and squawked at me. I know I will find out tomorrow, one way or the other, but are the signs there?