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Is she uncomfortable sleeping or trying something else?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stone_family3, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Phoebe came into the coop and laid down she then strained like something was going on, then rolled onto her side. Closed her eyes like she was sleeping and stretched a leg out. She would get up and turn around and do it all over again. Did this for 40 minutes before getting up walking away and going about her business.

    She was pooping just fine and eating and drinking just fine. She's approximately 3 months old and is a Dark Brahma. I asked a question similar about her squatting and straining and never saw that behavior again nor have I seen this behavior before and I spend about 2-3 hours in the coop a day with them.

    I got about 3 minutes of it on video if it helps.
     
  2. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

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    IMO she is just sunning herself.
     
  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
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    Quote:x2 just sunning herself
     
  4. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yh shes cathing the rays [​IMG] having a sunbathe [​IMG]
     
  5. 92Pony

    92Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ^ That's what I'd say too. I had a BO to do that - stretch waaaay out and then lay there. Must have felt good. [​IMG]



    Wade
     
  6. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay guys thanks so much, I just spend so much time out there and have never seen them do that (well except the roo).
     

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