is it ok?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Johnn, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Johnn

    Johnn Crowing

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    is it natural for a hen to stop laying when it is getting bullied?
     
  2. GoldDogsMom

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    I would have to say definitely...poor girl!
     
  3. AZBootsie

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    Probably, but I would give her a once over just to rule out any problems. Check for lice, mites, look at her feet, eyes, poo, belly and vent. Always best to find problems early.
     
  4. Johnn

    Johnn Crowing

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    i will but its the cockerel that bullys her and another hen and they both arnt laying
     
  5. JodyJo

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    yes, stress can do that...time to get rid of the roo? You can isolate him for a bit, days and see if it helps
     
  6. Johnn

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    well i was considering selling him but then i posted about it on here on a differnet topic and they said it will just take time because they are my 2 newest hens...
     

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