MY EE HEN WAS MOUNTING my other hen while she was drying to lay her eg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wendy'sChicksRock, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK what was that all about? My EE hen was in the nest box and was what looked to me like trying to mount my other hen?? My GLW was cooing softly and making her nest
    " just right" to lay her eggs in and the other one jumped up there and was all over her. picking at her head/neck and I saw her step up onto her back.. is this normal or do I have yet another roo in the making.. ????Bella, the GLW was having none of it... what gives??
     
  2. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    [​IMG] sounds like a fight over the nest boxes to me. My chickens frequently have a traffic jam for the same nest box. Sometimes it can get heated! [​IMG]
     
  3. caralynnp

    caralynnp Out Of The Brooder

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    I think that sometimes they get mad when another hen is in their nest
     
  4. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok SHEWWWWWwwww.... I was worried there... I only have one hen laying right now so maybe she was taking notes... [​IMG]
     

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