My Light Sussex hen stays in the coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MrFox, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. MrFox

    MrFox Hatching

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    My light Sussex hen stays in the coop nearly all day but she doesn't sit on the eggs she just stands next to them , I have been told to leave her in the dark alone , I really want to breed chickens please help me
     
  2. Delawaremommy

    Delawaremommy Songster

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    I have four Delaware pullets that would rather sit in their coop then get out in the run. They are not old enough to lay yet but is this normal? Did your Sussex start by not leaving the coop?
     

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