Behaviors? Mean Tessa Can't Behave!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by speckledhen, May 15, 2017.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member



    Crazy wench, this one.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Haha, I got one little broody Cochin bantam that does the same. I put my plastic feed scoop over all broody hens before frisking them. This one will attack the can whenever she sees it even when not on the nest. I'm going to have fun getting any hatched chicks away from her so I can brood them with the rest of the large breeds when they hatch.
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    Hahaha, you got to love broodies!
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    This one I don't! I'm thinking of putting a bucket over her to do chores. I'm tired of being scarred by her nasty self!
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I have done that.
     
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  6. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Look at her stink eye!! She's got a great one!
     
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  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    She does for sure! I hope she snaps out of this soon. She has no eggs at all so we'll see.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    She finally snapped out of it, whew!
     
  9. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    She was a crazy one. :)
     
  10. GlenwoodCorner Chick Mama

    GlenwoodCorner Chick Mama Just Hatched

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    I'm new to this and I'm not doing any hatching. So what to do about a Bit*#y girl? I have a mixed group of 9 that we started as pullets. everyone is great individually (let us "pet" them, pick them up, come to us, etc.) but once feed is out there (even thought there are plenty of spaces for all to feed), a few get very territorial. the lower order girls (buff orpington and golden comet) are growing fine and laying great) but it nags at me as their "mama". I've been told to just let it go and am trying. any suggestions?
     

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