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My barred rock is alive!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickened, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    About 3 weeks ago my barred rock hen dissapeared... I thought for sure something got her... I had looked over the back pastures and everywhere for feathers and body parts... about a week ago I seen her eating by the barn... Yesterday I found her nest with about 15 eggs ready to hatch. I was relieved as she is my only barred rock.[​IMG]
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  2. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Good to hear!!!
     
  3. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you, I totally wrote her off as dead, I usually see the broodies when I feed and just wait til they hatch but she must of come off the nest at night or something because I totally missed it.
     
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2012
  4. nakstk

    nakstk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's great news!
     
  5. Kristin Brown

    Kristin Brown Out Of The Brooder

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    A Barred Rock hen of mine has an obsession with laying on the straw bales stacked in our well house. Each time I go in there, she makes a run for the straw bales which are stacked 5 bales high! It is not uncommon that I find a random brown egg in the straw. I am sure she would accumulate a nice clutch of eggs up there if I didn't chase her out every time I go to close up the doors.
     

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