They crack me up!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rusty Hills Farm, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    Every day now when I come into the buff rock run, the girls all run to the outside nest box and stand in a semi-circle around it, waiting. I collect the eggs as they watch (picture tennis-match head motions following each egg from nest to basket) and wait for me to ooo and ahhh over each and every egg. Once we have done all this, then--and only then--do they head to the coop for the night. If I don't do the ooo/ahh stuff, they will NOT go in for the night!

  2. That's so funny! i wonder what they are thinking? In any case, that would make a very cute video.
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Quote:That is too cute. From your good description, we can picture it perfectly.
  4. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    I would like to see that! [​IMG]
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    awww, cute !!!!! You should get a pic of that !!!! Silly hens !!!!
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    That is too cute! Chickens are so special! I had one of 6 1/2 week old chicks in my lap last night petting her and she went completely still, put her head on my chest and went to sleep like that. It was adorable. [​IMG]
  7. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    LOL, I can just picture it.[​IMG]
  8. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

    May 7, 2008
    Frozen Lake, MN
    No pressure on making sure you don't accidentally drop an egg while they're watching, eh?
    Wonder how they'd react to that!

    Not that you'd want to find out...

  9. scooter147

    scooter147 Songster

    Jul 30, 2008
    Maybe to them the ooohhh and aaahhh is a apology for stealing their eggs, so after they get the apology they can sleep better [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2008
  10. ashyannehand

    ashyannehand Songster

    Jun 25, 2008
    Wade, Mississippi

    All my girls do is give me the stink eye! [​IMG]

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