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Hen that has laid maybe 3 times..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mockingbird girl, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. mockingbird girl

    mockingbird girl Out Of The Brooder

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    What is up with this hen?

    I've had her for almost a full year now (July) and she has laid maybe 3 times total. The other two hens lay everyday without fail, yet she won't! In fact,.. I catch her 'overseeing' the process of the other hens laying like she's guarding them. I have a rooster, so she shouldn't be acting like this.

    It seems like the only times she has laid is when I clean the whole hen house out-- which has happened 3 times in the course of this year. I can't sit there and clean it out every single stinking day to try and get this hen to lay.

    Is it time to eat Sally?

    -Cat
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2008
  2. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    Quote:LOL...I am sorry but that is just hysertical!
    How old is she? The older they get the less frequently they lay...
     
  3. alex

    alex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, dont eat her...just keep her as a pet or sell her.
    I dont like it when ppl eat there pets.
     

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