why do my old english game bantam hens do this pls tell me lol

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Daniel_2kaii9, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey, right one of my old english game hens lays a egg and sits on it for about 30 mins then gets off then another old english game hen sits on the egg/eggs puts bits of hay around her like shes going broody and about 30 mins//1 hour later she gets off and then none of them sit on the egg/eggs again why is this ???

    thanks

    ~Daniel
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    All of my chickens fo the nesting behavior when they lay an egg. If there is already an egg there, *fooop* underneath her it goes.
     
  3. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shes come off the nest now and there's 2 eggs there

    ~Daniel
     
  4. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Yesterday I was in the coop and I thought, "Man with this heat they sure are slowing down laying."

    Then my SS finished laying. She hopped off, gave me an annoyed squawk, and hustled out the door. When I looked in the nesting box, she'd been sitting on 14 eggs.

    Sneaky chicken.
     

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