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Lonely hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jewelsferg, May 25, 2012.

  1. jewelsferg

    jewelsferg New Egg

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    I have had 3 hens for 6 years. Two have died and one is left. She has now taken up the sounds of a rooster at all times of the day but mostly it is a problem at 5:30 am. If I am out there with her she quiets, but the minute I leave she screams again. The neighbors are having a problem with this. I would hate to lose her. Any advice.
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
    I'd get her a new friend(s). She is probably lonely. I'm not sure it would help with the crowing, but it's worth a shot.
     

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