Need a chicken whisperer...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by masanders, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. masanders

    masanders In the Brooder

    Jun 20, 2016
    Alright folks...I just went out to feed my chickens some goodies and one of my chickens did something a little odd (and somewhat funny). She kinda squatted down, extended her feathers a bit, and ducked her head down a little. She has done this twice now to me over two days. Also I just picked up the first egg from the laying box. Are these two things related or does this particular chicken want to take me out to dinner and a movie?

  2. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Songster

    [​IMG][email protected] dinner and a movie!
    She is submitting to you.
    Yes, the two things are related- no worries!
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    She's asking to be mated, you must not have a rooster. You can rub your hand over her back and she will think you mated her and should shake herself off and move on.

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