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What's up with one of my hens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Redfamily, May 9, 2007.

  1. Redfamily

    Redfamily Hatching

    My four hens, which are a year old, have been in a new coop since Sunday. One of them is pacing back and forth some every day and today I noticed she looks like she is breathing with her beak open. Is this anything to worry about?

    Kelly [​IMG]
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    She may have a secret nest somewhere that you don't know about. Were they free range before? Or was she sitting in the other coop?
  3. Redfamily

    Redfamily Hatching

    they were free range before
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    Yep, she probably has a collection of eggs somewhere in your yard that you don't know about!
  5. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Personally if it were me, I would let her out to see where her nest is just for fun.

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