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Broody Hen Smart/Evil/Both

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pips&peeps, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    Ok, I know this is April 1, but this is a true story.....

    I have a buff ameraucana hen that went broody this week. For the past couple days everytime I go to check under her for eggs, she, well she,


    This morning I wised up a little. You know fool me once, fool me twice....

    So I turned her around because she always has her butt sticking towards the outside of the box and she tried it again. Fortunately my hand was not near her backside, but I could hear her efforts.[​IMG]

    Does anyone else have evil chickens like this?
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2008
  2. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    That's a new one to me. Think of it as a "gift"
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    EEs can be funny when they are broody.my EE always tryed to peck at bite me when id check her for eggs.an she would always do that no matter what.so sometimes id wear heavy gloves.
  4. Ericasl

    Ericasl Songster

    Feb 21, 2008
    The Dalles OR
    She does not want you messin with her eggs:lau I guess she showed you:gig

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