Worried Chicken Mom!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mom2minerchicks, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. mom2minerchicks

    mom2minerchicks New Egg

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    I have a 20 week old Golden Comet who started laying about 2 weeks ago. She was laying about one egg a day for the last week. For the past 3 days she sits in the box but no egg. Should I be worried? She seems withdrawn from the group. My two year old tries to pick her up and we have had a few instance where he has gotten a hold of her. She never runs from him she just lets him pick her up. We have since kept a very close eye when they are out together and he is by no means to chase or pick her up. Could she be stressed? Can I help her relax?
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Make sure she is not ill, injured or egg bound. If seems well, then consider broody?
     

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