A Total Turnaround

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Sherry, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Saffy (Saffron), my red star. Until about 1 week ago I referred to her as Rosemary's Baby. She was a terror! Suddenly she can't stay away from me. She comes running as soon as I enter the pen, stays around my feet and if I sit down she's in my lap. [​IMG] I can hardly get out of the run she wants to come with me.

    Don't know why but she certainly is a sweetie!

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    Last edited: Aug 13, 2007
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Isnt it great to see how thier personalities change over night? Thats why I LOVE my chickens. Some are just cuddle bugs...some are flighty...but eventually...they all get a big old hug!!
    Oh, and she is BEAUTIFULL by the way!
     
  3. dumblond

    dumblond Out Of The Brooder

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    Has she just started laying? I had a red sex link that was just like that until the first egg and now she is just the sweetest thing. I chalked it up to puberty.
     
  4. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    It is amazing...my pullets did not want any attention from me at all. Now the 5-6 that are laying have become very attentive. Letting me hold them, etc. It was quite an unexpected turnaround.
     
  5. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure if she is laying or not. Her comb has certainly turned red in the past 2 weeks, so I moved her and her 3 "sisters" in with the big girls that started laying a month ago. I have seen her "playing" around in the nest but not anything I call serious.
    But I was just flabbergasted at her change in attitude. She rubs against my ankles like a cat. She has me so wrapped around her little pin feathers it ain't funny. [​IMG]
     
  6. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I think she's trying to get you off guard so she can eat your liver when you least expect it...[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I figure she'll pull it out through my toes. [​IMG] I'll be sure and keep a close watch on her.
     
  8. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    Nah, She'll just trip you and go for it directly. That snuggling around the ankles is just a clever ploy to get you in her talons.
     

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