Y on earth????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by L*A*G*, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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    all the sudden 1 of my hens felt like laying an egg for the past 4 days [​IMG] BUT 2day she went to the nest sat there for like 15 mins, got off but there was NO egg?????????? What the what??? where is the egg???
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Mine do that from time to time. It's like they feel the urge but it's not quite time yet.
    You can feel low in her abdomen if you are concerned about her being egg bound, but really I think it's just a matter of adjusting to laying.
     
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  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    It is probably adjusting to laying like Gritsar said. I have a RIR that sits on every nest for hours at a time and no egg.
     
  4. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My roo sits in the nests more than the hens. No egg from him either. [​IMG]
     
  5. Squeaky

    Squeaky I squeak, therefore I am

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    Quote:Way to go, now I'm wearing my drink. [​IMG] Serves me right for trying to browse while swallowing.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I see that happen every once in a while.
     
  7. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our does that too. Even worse is that I still check under him for an egg.[​IMG]
     
  8. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Mine do that alot too. I think mine are actually getting broody. Either that or they love how warm it is in there. [​IMG]
     
  9. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe you need some magazines in there
     
  10. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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    Quote:Y do they do that???
     

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