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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by angie071972, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. angie071972

    angie071972 New Egg

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  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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    Sorry the white hen died.

    I think it would be good to get her a friend, chickens are flock birds so they love having other chickens around. Not sure when she might start laying again, though she could just be traumatized and may start laying again soon.

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    I'm sorry to read you lost your white hen :hugs I agree and would get her a new friend so she can be a chicken again. Right now she is more than likely feeling lonely and is wanting to be with you for comfort. A change in circumstances can certainly cause egg laying to stop.

    I hope you are able to find her a new friend soon. Good luck.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I agree with the other posters. Chickens are gregarious and like the company of other chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  6. angie071972

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    Thanks y'all..I have tried but here in MI It's hard to find a chick this time of year...My son wants a baby so it imprints on him..Lucy our other hen would wait by the gate for him follow him around come when he called her it was a wonderful relationship..Grace our tan hen likes coming in the house to play with the dog and the cats and our dove..

    I run a wildlife rescue so they were raised with raccoons and squirrels and cats all running around together..Should I stop letting her in the house so much do you think it'll cause a problem in the long run?
     
  7. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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    I think it's fine to let her in the house, especially since she doesn't have any chicken friends right now. [​IMG]
     
  8. angie071972

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  9. N F C

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    I'm sorry about the loss of your girl. I agree with the other greeters that your other is lonely so getting her a new friend would help that. A chick may not be the best choice though, your girl might not feel too friendly toward a little chick and the little one wouldn't be able to stand up for herself. Getting a larger girl that's close in size to yours would probably work out better.

    Good luck!
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    You may want to even search "house chicken" here on BYC. There are actually quite a few people on here that keep chickens in the house so they might be able to give you some good advice as well.
     

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