Be Careful when Talking to your Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dsbailey70, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. dsbailey70

    dsbailey70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this out the hard way this afternoon. While talking to my BR hen (who's a little over 2 months old), she tried to bite my tongue! I guess that's what she tried to do, but when she pecked, she actually hit one of my teeth...lol
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    They are attracted to shiny/light things - teeth and eyeballs are common targets for pecking, so it is important to stay on your toes when you have them in close proximity to your face.
     
  3. dsbailey70

    dsbailey70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. That's good to know; I will be more careful.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yep, keep your face away from their beaks....they'll put yer eye out!
     
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  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    LOL - can't help but think of "A Christmas Story"
     
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