Need a chicken whisperer...

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

  1. masanders

    masanders Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    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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