Rooster and Hen Behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BR75, May 11, 2011.

  1. BR75

    BR75 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 12, 2010
    This morning I noticed my rooster was limping and when I got home this afternoon, one of the hens continued to lay around. When I saw her walking, I noticed she was limping. They are all 19 weeks old. Any ideas why they would be limping?
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Can you give us some more information about your set-up, what their coop is like? For starters, how high are your roosts? Do the chickens free range? Any chance they had an encounter with a predator?

    I'm sorry to answer your question with more questions. [​IMG]

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