A Chicken Love Story....Gypsy and Zane

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by speckledhen, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    My black Ameraucana hen, Gypsy, is in love with Zane. She runs with the main laying flock, is mated by Dutch and Mace, Zane's brothers, but this is where I find her all the time. She adores Zane, always has. And I think he likes the company. It's very wet today so he couldnt go outside (pardon her bare neck, she's molting still) Whatcha bet I find her egg up there today? Her mama, Charlotte, my older blue Ameraucana hen, is in the pen below Zane as you can see in the last pic. She is almost naked from her molt and somehow, she managed to tear off a toenail and bleed all over. Had to rebandage her toe today and she's in there so she can stay warm and not walk in the wet mud with her bandage.

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  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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    Awwww, what a sweet little hen! I think it's so cute that she keeps him company. [​IMG]
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    I think I see a natural friendship there - a companionable mutual admiration society there. Nothing like it...
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Awww, what a smart hen! She knows a good looking guy when she sees one. I bet she will make a great mother....one day. Very compassionate.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    She did it! She laid her pretty blue egg in that makeshift nest beside her Zaners. I bet he was happy for her company for the hour or more she was in with him.
     
  6. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    [​IMG] So sweet! [​IMG]
     
  7. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so sweet. I just love chickens.
     
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Aww, they are too cute together! Could she be put into Zane's pen with him, or would he get too excited and maybe hurt himself?
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I have put her in there. She just eats all his food, LOL. And he grabs her, trying to mate. Sometimes, she'll squat but lately, she doesn't want her binge interrupted.
     
  10. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats sweet...i can see why gypsy loves zane so much...she knows a pretty man when she sees one...he is beautiful...are u gonna keep us updated on this chicken love story or are you dont writing....i would love to hear more and see some more pics of them [​IMG]
     

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