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Aggresive Hen ( She chases everybody )

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MRNpoultry, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    One of my hens has got real aggresive, she will chase chase you around the yard pecking you. Today she bit me on my hand and leg hard anough that I bleed. I think she is now the lead hen, after getting in a fight with the first lead hen. What can you do is this normal.
     
  2. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Anybody, please
     
  3. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Your sure that is a hen? I have never had a hen act like that, but then again, I have always had a Rooster or two.

    Sadly, the only way to stop her is to get rid of her. You could try seperating her from the flock, allowing someone else to become the top chicken. But then when you put her back with the flock, there will most definately be scuffles till they work it out.
     
  4. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    I know she a hen, she lays eggs. I use to have three rooster but a dog killed them all. But when there where roosters she did not act like this, is she just a crazy hen.
     
  5. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    She needs a Roo! That is all there is to it.
     
  6. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Might be time to fry her up crispy. [​IMG] If you don't want to do that, you have to show her you are the "lead hen" round here parts. [​IMG]
     
  7. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    I would imagine that if there is no roo, she is taking the roos place. I would get a roo, and she should calm down.
     
  8. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My previously docile hen started attacking me, but I would pick her up, and wouldn't let her pick on any chickens in front of me. Sometimes I made her wait to eat. Basically I treated her like a roo. She settled down within a week.
     
  9. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    I was thinking about the frying pan idea, I hunt but I don;t know if I chould eat one of my pets. I heard if you hold here down by here neck it will show that your in charge. Is that true. I just got a rooster from MPC and my friend said he is going to give me some eggs for hatching so there should be a roo in there to. I am sorry about not posting till now but I could not find my post. LoL [​IMG]
     
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