question about buff orpington behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bj taylor, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. bj taylor

    bj taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2011
    North Central Texas
    i saw two things today that i wondered if they were related to the breed. one of my 4 wk old bo was in the nest box. she had hollowed out a "nest" & was hunkered down like she was sitting on eggs. it's kinda young isn't it? the other thing was i opened the pop door for the first time to let them come out into a temporary corral inside their run for their first time outside. the buffs were the only ones to try it & all 4 of them tried it. none of the other three breeds took a chance. are the buffs known to be more adventurous?

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