It's true....happy chickens lay more eggs

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by miss jay's mama, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. miss jay's mama

    miss jay's mama In the Brooder

    Sep 9, 2008
    northeast PA
    So I've been giving the chickies oatmeal every morning since the cold hit. Two days ago I ran out. Well, I went from 3-5 eggs a day(with no extra lighting) to 1 egg. I'll be sure to give them their warm breakfast tomorrow. [​IMG]

  2. william9792

    william9792 Songster

    Nov 23, 2008
    graham, nc
    yes happy chickens give more eggs, or at least mine do. think of it like this if you ant happy will you work like you should?
  3. farmerlor

    farmerlor Songster

    My girlies are so spoiled that if I don't go out every morning with some scraps they follow me right back to the gate clucking at me like I'm a bad dog or one of the cats. They certainly lay better with their little treats every morning than they do if they don't get them.
  4. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Songster

    Jan 27, 2009
    Mt Airy, NC
    Quote:Oh....they must know our gals. In fact, I call ours "you spoiled girlies" every morning and afternoon when they're underfoot, nearly demanding their treats. [​IMG]

    LOL...I didn't realize I'm apparently a 'bad dog' (or some such thing) if they don't get a treat. Although come to think of it, some of that deep crooning does sound like being down right scolded!

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