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Buffy :Questions and Her story:

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Eggmachine11, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen named Buffy.I have had her since a chick and really enjoyed her.She Buff Orpington and is very dominant,but I have saw her doing odd things.

    My question is:Buffy seems to cackle to other hens when they make the egg call.She did this after I introduced her to the adult flock which was maybe,a year ago?Why is she doing this?Her past is crazy.i had picked her up 1 day and sat her day,she hates being picked up.She then did the chickenwing to ME as if she was a rooster.What's up with that?(Also,this story was year ago)
     
  2. WinterChicks

    WinterChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please post a picture of her.

    Have you seen her lay an egg? Possibly rooster?
     
  3. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a hen,I should have mentioned this was a LONG time back when she was a teen.
     
  4. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. WinterChicks

    WinterChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could we possvky get a picture that shows her tail feathers? She's very pretty.
     
  6. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I unfourtently don't havea Camera with me right now,but i could possibly get a old picture of her?
     
  7. WinterChicks

    WinterChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone that shows her tail feathers abf your sure its her and shes older then 6mos
     
  8. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She'll be two I think in March or May...
     
  9. Jrose

    Jrose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She doesn't have rooster hackles in the photo, I don't think it's a gender issue. If she was a 'he', 'he'd' have LONG show feathers on the tail.

    Are you saying she lunged at you or attacked you when you handled her? My girls will fight a roo if he wants to breed and they DON'T. They lunged and hackle-up and kick just like another roo and tell him to back off. If she thought you were a roo trying to breed she was probably giving you a piece of her mind.

    Sometimes I have multiple girls start cackling after one lays an egg. I think they're all just joining in the giddy together...
     
  10. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Know,she just circled me with the chicken wing,never lunges at me,she isn't most defintly not aggressive towards humans.Maybe it's just she is so dominant?
     

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