magic massage -true story!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by scootermom, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. scootermom

    scootermom Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 19, 2009
    Rancho Cucamonga
    My pullet had been laying and egg a day when she stopped laying completely. We searched the yard, thinking she just stopped using the box and found nothing. Our yard is big, but not THAT big, we would have found shells or something. Months went by, and we had given up. My husband told a visitor one day last week what was going on and the visitor picked up the hen and started rubbing her belly. My husband didn't think anything of it and didn't tell me. The next day she laid an egg in the nest box, and again the day after that! We know they are hers because the color does match the other hens eggs. When I told my husband the good news he told me about the "massage". So there you have it, rub your hen's bellies for good egg laying luck! [​IMG]
  2. TeamChaos

    TeamChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    Whoa- that's great! I see a side business for an expert chicken masseuse/masseur!

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