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Odd Behavior

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PurdysGurl, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. PurdysGurl

    PurdysGurl Just Hatched

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    Hello Everyone!

    My bantam has been acting odd this past week. She use to be the girl that called everyone in for the night. Now she roosts on top of our compost bins long after dark all by herself or snuggles into a corner under the coop while the rest of her flock is roosting inside. She has also begun to sneak out of the yard through gaps in the fence. This has never been an issue.

    Why do you think, all of a sudden, she seeks to be alone? Other than that, she's fine.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks!

    Suzanne
     
  2. PurdysGurl

    PurdysGurl Just Hatched

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    I just realized that I posted this in the wrong forum. Sorry!

    S
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    No worries, Suzanne! Hope your bantam is okay! Best wishes and [​IMG]!
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    You came to the right forum for us to say [​IMG]

    Maybe your girl is being bullied? Hope you find the answers you need.

    Best wishes!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hope you get the advice you need.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds like she is being bullied and wants out of there - or possibly (if you have a rooster) is going broody and has a secret nest.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    PS if she is able to escape through the fence, all manner of predators can get inside
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. I hope it's nothing serious with your girl. She may be getting picked on. Good luck with her.
     

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