why did my maran hen.....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ukchickengirl, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. ukchickengirl

    ukchickengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    just squat down when i walked into the coop to feed them and was REALLY happy to be stroked??

    Is this normal? It was lovely but wondered if she was worried or nervous? [​IMG]

    Thanks
    H x
     
  2. Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's being submissive to you. (She'll be submissive to roosters, too, if you have any.) If she hasn't laid before, she's probably getting ready to lay soon.

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  3. ukchickengirl

    ukchickengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    oh yeah!!!!

    I havent any roosters but have noticed she is spending time in the hen house when my isa (who is laying) goes in to lay her egg, taking tips i guess! Choc brown eggs here i come!!

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  4. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    i have seen my hen bow down to the, top roo on there pen...
     

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