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Silly Chicken!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Patchesnposies, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    Well, one of our girls has decided that she wants to be an indoor chicken. None of our hens have ever done this before. This hen is about 9 mos old and every time we open a door she runs in. She is a determined chicken! She wants to be IN the house!

    Is she looking for a safe place to lay her eggs? What would make her do this. I mean she is almost neurotic about getting inside.

    We watched her for a while, in doors, and she just wants to hang out and "talk" to us. BTW-she has a wonderful hen house with 24 nesting boxes full of straw and pine chips. It is warm and snug.

    Chickens are weird. I love 'em but they can be strange can't they?

  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Mine know that's where the good food comes from! I'm constantly shooing them away from the back door.

    We call them the year-round "chick or treaters". [​IMG]
  3. nicodemuschickenfan

    nicodemuschickenfan Songster

    Nov 9, 2008
    Enid, OK!
    [​IMG] Sounds like she likes you.

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