Shaking my head, but smiling

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JenniferCNY, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. JenniferCNY

    JenniferCNY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been getting 3 eggs a day consistently for a few weeks from my 8 pullets. Today I collected 4 eggs. Yay! They were all in the same nest. Silly chickens! I would love to have a camera in the coop to see how that played out!
     
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Mine are that way, too. They have favorite nesting boxes - and it's not always the same box. Sometimes I'll go out there and three hens are occupying a single box all at once while 5 other boxes sit empty. Who can decipher the chicken brain? Not me!
     
  3. JenniferCNY

    JenniferCNY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now I'm wondering if they aren't taking turns, just crowding all in!
     
  4. Lady Grey

    Lady Grey Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol, my girls eschew our lovely nest boxes in favor of a straw-filled cat carrier that we use to transport birds! Not just that, but they fight over it, singing the egg song at each other in very loud, disagreeable tone.

    And as if that wasn't enough, our nine cats like to sleep in the carrier-- on top of the eggs! I swear, we're going to have the only feline-incubated chicks in the world!
     
  5. JenniferCNY

    JenniferCNY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's rather sweet. Cats sure do like to sleep on stuff!
     
  6. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Why not? feather lined, and a nice warm nest of eggs as well!
     
  7. JenniferCNY

    JenniferCNY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder if cats can go broody.
     
  8. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they just like group activities [​IMG]
     

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