the bird is the word
- Sep 14, 2008
I have a game hen that I just bought a few weeks ago. She had 6 chicks with her, but wouldn't take 3 of them once I let her out at home. I ended up taking the others away cuz she would roost really high up and let them fend for themselves. She hung around the cage for days, so much so that I had mercy on her, and gave the 3 back to her. She has started laying in the last few days, and her chicks aren't even feathered out all the way!! Is this normal? Is it because I took the babies away for so long?