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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OHMYCHICKIES, Dec 14, 2008.



    May 28, 2008
    My only hen that decides to lay on the porch instead of the nest was laying on the porch all day. I started to think she was broody but in this snowy weather, that would be too weird. Well, when I locked the chickens up in the coop, the hen was still on the porch. I had to get her because it would be in the teens tonight. So I try to remove her and she's stuck. I slightly pull on her and move her and she's still puffed out. I get my flashlight and I see an egg on her chest. Okay this is dumb, but first thing I thought, OH MY, the egg came out of her chest (blonde moment) then I saw egg goo underneath her. The egg was actually stuck on her chest, the egg had cracked and acted like a glue to the porch. Although I did see her during the day, yell at the other hens coming by her. So, I'm not sure if she thought she hadn't layed yet or was just stuck.

    So I cleaned her up, gave her corn and put her back with the others. It was so weird yet funny.

    The visual was hilarious, I should've taken a pic but didn't think of it.

  2. crazyhen

    crazyhen Crowing

    Aug 26, 2008
    mtns of ,NC.
    Poor little hen. I bet she was really thirsty by the time you got her up. Funny too. I thought you were going to say she had frozen egg and it had stuck her to the porch. Jean
  3. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Songster

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    Poor baby!! So glad you went looking for her![​IMG]
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    awwww, poor girl !!!


    May 28, 2008
    she's back at it again and I hope the same doesn't happen again. I wish I knew of a way she would lay in the coop like the rest of them. The last time I closed them in the coop (bad weather) she layed from the top roost and the egg broke [​IMG]

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