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My hen is possesed!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by shastagoose, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. shastagoose

    shastagoose Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a first.. I have a 7 month old hen that stopped laying 4 weeks ago. She refuses to let the others in the nests" 3", to lay. Tonight, as I was tucking the girls in for their "nite nite", She was hogging the nests, as usual. As I went to pick her up, gently of course, she stood up... and squatted down, and sucked up one of the eggs with her vent as fast as she could... What the...? I have NEVER seen this behavior before... Is she possesed? I think we might need an " EGGSORCISM" or something... any suggestions? If this doesn't stop, than it's fresh bbq soon. [​IMG]
     
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  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    She did what?

    BTW, the proper word is vent. Please edit your post to be family friendly and child safe.
     
  3. ccrecelius

    ccrecelius Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! I am so sorry, but I cannto quit laughing. It is a baby snatcher! Hand that rocks the roost![​IMG]
     
  4. shastagoose

    shastagoose Out Of The Brooder

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    Baby snatcher? That's a good one. What the heck do I do about this folks...?
     
  5. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * THAT is one screwed-up hen!! She's got her egglaying equipment stuck in REVERSE!!!!!! ~:eek:
     
  6. Rabid Vulture

    Rabid Vulture Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure she wasn't in the middle of laying you just scared her into reverse? I dunno, the whole sucking up eggs thing sound rather odd. xD Maybe she is possessed?
     
  7. shastagoose

    shastagoose Out Of The Brooder

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    You got that right.. I am blown away.. If you saw the look on my face....[​IMG]
     
  8. shastagoose

    shastagoose Out Of The Brooder

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    No.. she wasn't layin.. she lays brown eggs. She was sucking up one of green one's.. [​IMG]
     
  9. michigan chick

    michigan chick Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that this wasn't a funny, but thanks for the laugh. And I am sorry about your possessed hen.
     
  10. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dang! I aint never heard of that!
     

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