NO!!!!! It's MINE!!!!!!!!! Kinda long but it was so cute!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by luvmychicknkids, May 12, 2008.

  1. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    I swear, watching this was the most fun I have had in a long time!!! First, my GLW, Burgandy, decided it was time to lay her egg. She hops in the nest and starts advertising her intent. My EE, Miranda, heard her and seemed to decide it was a good idea and that was the perfect nest. She hopped into the nest with Burgandy and tried over and over to shove her out. Finally, Burgandy gave up and moved to a different nest only to have Miranda follow. Miranda pushed and shoved until she managed to become completely wedged under Burgandy. I have heard people talk about chickens growling but never heard it until today. She was furious with Miranda and growling like crazy. All of a sudden she quit growling, started cackling, and laid an egg right on Miranda's back!!!! Miranda quickly grabbed the egg and rolled it underneath her. They then proceeded to fight over it until it was smashed to pieces. So much for that egg!!! It was worth it to watch them, though.
  2. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Songster

    Sep 9, 2007
    middle Tennessee
  3. annrich

    annrich Songster

    May 27, 2007
    Western NY
    I had something happen almost like that last year. Except it was my RIR very first egg. It was stolen by a broody. Til this day she still lays her eggs with a very loud cackle and growl, and she looks real fast from left to right before she lays.

    Cute story.
    Last edited: May 13, 2008
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Aren't they just the goofiest things?
  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    That's the best thing about chickens, they're so goofy, and so darn serious about it! When I've had a frustrating day at work, I come home and watch the chickens and pretty soon I've got a little smile on my face.
  6. Ericasl

    Ericasl Songster

    Feb 21, 2008
    The Dalles OR
    Sounds like two kids fighting over an icecream cone..

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