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A cure for a cold and lonely chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mpare, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. mpare

    mpare Out Of The Brooder

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    The lowest chicken in the pecking order of my little flock has been banished to her own end of the roost by the other 3 hens. They will not allow her to snuggle with them at night and it has been getting cold here. I recently bought her a friend for 50 cents at the local second hand store. I attached this friend with staples to the roost and the wall of the coop. And yes, she does snuggle up to her friend at night. I like to think that my lonely chicken is now warmer and happier. [​IMG]

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  2. sidney

    sidney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that was a wonderful idea. You are a wonderful chicken Mom. I will keep this in mind for the future.
     
  3. pek

    pek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is so cute [​IMG] [​IMG] you should put a heater in it, then she will be very warm! [​IMG]
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:Ditto!!!!!
     
  5. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes, the only ones that understand are the silent ones.
     
  6. GardenState38

    GardenState38 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same exact situation--my girls are so mean to my faverolles and chase her to the far end of the roost. I think I'm going to find her a little friend, too!
    Great idea!
     
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh this brought tears to my eyes!
     
  8. 6RandomBrownLayers

    6RandomBrownLayers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was a very nice thing to do. [​IMG]
     
  9. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    [​IMG] need a pic of her snuggling!
     
  10. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    How thoughtful!
     

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