What I found amazing, is that the hens were cooperatively co-mothering all the eggs. I would go down to replace feed and water, and the hens would pass the eggs back and forth to keep them away from me. We occasionally let the rabbits out to run free in the yard, but with the weather so bad I let our Holland Lop Darby out just in the barn area. She went to investigate the Mom’s and one hen gathered the eggs while the other puffed up like a balloon and came chasing poor Darby out.
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