Only lay for me ???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rennie, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Rennie

    Rennie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oct 28, 2009
    Derbyshire, England
    I swear my chickens switch off laying when im not the one looking after them,

    Ive been away for 4 days and my brother has been doing the daily chores with them and he says he has had no eggs at all..
    I came back last night and went to see them ..gave them clean water etc ....and this morning, what's there waiting for me? .. a nice big fat egg,

    This has happened a few times when i go away .. It has to be more than coincidence.. Its like they know im their boss and i have the eggs ..noone else [​IMG]
     
  2. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    Maybe having a 'stranger' in their coop makes them nervous and they hold off on the eggs until you, the 'right' person shows up?
    Just a weird, random thought.
     
  3. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    Florida
    You are their protector roo and they are too stressed to lay when you go away.
     

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