Egg-bound hen

Discussion in 'Broody Hens & Egg Laying' started by Biring, Dec 21, 2020.

  1. robin416

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    I gave some thought to getting a dell with Linux on it which is another part of Unix. I couldn't make myself do it. Probably because I hated Unix so much. So, I got a Mac.
     
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  2. Poultry Judge

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    I remember how popular Linux was/is with the programmer folks.
     

  3. robin416

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    They've put out more user friendly software. There are a ton of people that like it and don't have to put up with Microsoft.
     
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  4. Poultry Judge

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    Yes, exactly!
     
  5. Biring

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    The hen still hasn’t laid an egg. I made a few more nestboxes and she’s checking them all out, spending a few minutes in one, half an hour in the next.
     
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  6. Poultry Judge

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    Keep us posted!
     
  7. robin416

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    If she was egg bound you'd see her not feeling right. Could she have come off a molt and hasn't gotten back in the swing of things yet?

    The other very slim possibility is internal laying but it's been long enough now you'd see her feeling punky.
     
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  8. Biring

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    We’ve finally got an egg. I’m not sure if it is this hen’s or her daughter’s. I think pretty soon we’ll have nine hens laying, plus the one brooding her eggs in the neighbour’s coop.
     
  9. robin416

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    LOL About the neighbor's coop. And they don't mind?

    Nine, that's a lot of egg laying going on. After this long you'd see if she's having an issue.
     
  10. Poultry Judge

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    That's good to hear. How is the family?
     
  11. Biring

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    The family is doing well. Baby Biring had his first traditional ceremony today. Tomorrow he’s allowed out of the house for the first time.
     
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  12. Biring

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    The hen still hasn’t laid an egg. But this happened:

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  13. robin416

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    Where is she?

    That's not the hen, right? Isn't she black?
     
  14. Poultry Judge

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