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My chicken will not leave the nest.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by EGGBASKETLADY, Mar 5, 2012.



    Mar 5, 2012
    My chicken will not leave the nest and she is not laying. I have 15 hens total and they are all 6 months old now. She is the smallest and has had past problems with other hens pecking her feathers out. She is a Columbian Wyandotte. I noticed yesterday that her comb is gone, she didn't have much of one anyway but it is entirely gone now. I have been holding her and petting her. I take her out of the nest and walk around with her then put her in the yard to peck at the bugs and grass, which she loves. I haven't noticed the other hens bothering her, but I can't watch her continuously.

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