interesting story about my hen and egg laying.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by realsis, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    I'm very close with my birds and recently I got very ill and had to go to the hospital. The whole time I was in the hospital my birds would not lay. My husband said he looked all in the nest box and no eggs at all. I was in the hospital for a week. The day after i got back from the hospital and visited my birds they began to lay again!! It was very sweet.it seems some how they waited for me. Strange but true..
     
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    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    That's a real bond you have with your girls, all right. I certainly believe it's possible they weren't in the mood to lay until they knew you were back with the flock. Your absence affected the flock dynamic.
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    I know I was so surprised it effected them at all! Very interesting.
     

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