Isa Brown Hen- can't understand whats wrong

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by brwneggs, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. brwneggs

    brwneggs Chirping

    Jun 21, 2010
    Northern Indiana
    My hens were born the last week or so of Feb., so they just started laying. I have one hen, that is yelling, not clucking, going in the coop than out, and all around. I sat down by the gate, and she tried to fly out at me. She was acting crazy like. I can not understand whats wrong. She was eating the drinking and trying to make the noise at the same time. I knew there was one hen that was picked on, but I can not tell them apart very well, so i do not know if its her. Any words of advice and wisdom? [​IMG]
  2. MrsChickendad

    MrsChickendad Songster

    Jun 18, 2008
    Lennon, Michigan
    If they have just started laying, I'd bet she has a really large egg to lay.
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Some of my hens do that when they lay an egg. It's like they're saying "Hey Everybody! Look what I have created!" LOL I have one hen in particular that is very very noisy....she sees some animal like a cat or something and she just screams her head off. I've ran out to investigate more than once, and really didn't see why she was hollering......
  4. cterbizan

    cterbizan Songster

    Jun 14, 2010
    All of my hens actually do the same thing yet I think their main problem is they do not like others being around when they lay. For me every time they do it they make our head roo do it too.
  5. brwneggs

    brwneggs Chirping

    Jun 21, 2010
    Northern Indiana
    Thank you all so very very much!! I looked after I posted this, and yes, she had an egg. A small one, probably her first one. She is kind of smallish compared to some the other hens. I am happy for her. I love my Isa Browns!! Wish I could post a picture of my girls!!

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