Is it time or should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pdoyle23323, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. pdoyle23323

    pdoyle23323 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2011
    Husband went to put our 5 Plymouth Rocks up and one would not come out from under a trailer they like to go to and seem to act kinda skittish. The other 4 happily followed him to their coop (he give thems grapes as treats). He left her there and came back about an hour later and coaxed her to come out. They usually go to their food and water when they go in at night. All did but her. He said she was acting fine by the time he walked away but he still didn't see her eat or drink anything. They are 15.5 weeks old. Could she be getting ready to lay or maybe she has under the trailer? I"m going to have go out with a flashlight and look if so. I noticed their nesting boxes have had a lot of activity in them too.

    My dog was out there for a little while but I'm 99.999% sure she hasn't messed with her. If it wasn't that .001% then could it be time?
  2. roxyblue

    roxyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2011
    pittsburgh, PA
    even though its quite young for her to lay eggs it can still happen at that age.
    I would like to know what you found under the trailer. let us know!

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