Some of my girls are fakers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by coolcanoechic, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. coolcanoechic

    coolcanoechic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Why do they go into the nesting box for an hour and come out singing the egg song? I look and there is nothing in there. They have been laying for almost a month now. What's up with that?
  2. Vickilynn45

    Vickilynn45 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2012
    I just posted a question about one of mine earlier today so I hope we get some answers. She's been laying almost a month now too, and the last two days we haven't had an egg. Just her going in and out of her nest box for a bit, then singing the egg song each time. I was worried that maybe she was egg bound?
  3. coolcanoechic

    coolcanoechic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Seems like they would have some symptoms if they were. Not sure what they are up to since they act totally normal.
  4. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Some hens just like to rest in the nest. I have seen mine sing the egg song just because. I feel if they are returning to the nests, they are comfortable on the nest and will return to the nest to lay there rather than somewhere else.

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