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I have a 1 year old orbington hen. I moved week and brought

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I have a 1 year old orbington hen. I moved for 1 week and brought the coop with me. My chicken refused to come out of coop. A week later I moved back. My chicken comes out only for a short time then goes back in coop. She spends all her time in the coop and hasn't laid eggs. I'm worried. What can be wrong with her?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 1 year ago.

Hi there, I am not an expert in bird behavior but I will do my best to help you and your chicken out. Is she eating well and otherwise acting normally? is she an only chicken? are her stools normal?