My barred rock hen became a real friend.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Omran, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Today in the afternoon,we came back from town and I decided to put lights in the hen house, so I let the girls to go out for free ranging,it was about 4.30 pm andmy wife has collectedthe eggs for the day which they were 6, usually when our barred rock hen does not lay by 3 pm that means it is done deal for the day, today was I was working in the coop hammering and making all kind of noises she came and decided to go to the nesting box, I told her what you doing here, she sat and I told my wife now she decided to come here, I ignored her and kept on working, she layed an egg while I was there, and she is letting me pet her, I thought that was really sweet.

    Omran.
     
  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Awwww sounds like the start to a wonderfull relationship [​IMG]
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    What a nice little hen [​IMG]
     
  4. FLOWERPOT

    FLOWERPOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good girl deserves an extra treat tomorrow!!
     
  5. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    Omran, I think you earned her trust with all your fatherly work! And your posts are always so much fun to read.
     
  6. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    It is pretty surprising that they will lay in front of you huh ! Mine don't seem to mind if Im in cleaning and filling feeders etc. They just come in and get comfortable. I was pretty surprised when the first one layed while I was right there.
     
  7. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:Thank you very much, that means the world to me.

    Omran.
     
  8. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    Oh, she loves you and trusts you. What a nice story. My Barred Rock is my favorite.
     
  9. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    I'm getting more interested in Barred Rocks every day. What a sweet story, Omran.
     

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