She didn't even slow down.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ruth, Sep 15, 2007.

  1. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    Just saw the most amazing sight. I happened to walk outside just as my 4 BSLs came running out of woods towards next clump of trees near house. I saw one was running kind of funny. She was running and squatting up and down at same time. She didn't even slow down or bother to sit down when the egg just fell out of her and she kept on running. I was sure it would be broken - but no - perfect egg. I wonder how many eggs I'm losing to their free ranging? I thought they would return to nest boxes to lay, as some of they have, but this was the most amazing sight - a chicken in full run - just drop an egg out and not even slow down. So much for the ole nesting instinct.
  2. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    [​IMG] that must have been something to see
  3. Oh my goodness! i have never heard of such a thing!

  4. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    Well, in her defense, there's 4 of them and they just started laying this week and since I can't tell them apart I'm not sure who has been laying and who hasn't. It could have been her first and she didn't know what was happening. It was really funny and if I had not walked outside when I did I would have missed it and the egg would have just laid there in my yard till it rotted or something ate it.
  5. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    ifyou got to go ya got to go. lol mBY SHE WAZ FREE RANGING AND WAZ LIKE OMG . i have to lay an egg and it pooped out on accident lol
  6. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
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    That is so dang funny! Poor girl didn't want to be left behind! [​IMG]
  7. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I know some of us ladies feel like that sometimes - especially after having a few babies.... gotta go,go,go, oops, got to go NOW...


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