Crazy is getting fresh!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by buck431397, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. buck431397

    buck431397 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been giving my flock some treats for the past several days on a pretty regular basis, and my one hen, Crazy Chicken is getting fresh. She's always been a little....different..... as if she lacks that part of the brain that allows you to think before you do something.[​IMG]

    It all started with the mealworms, she got most of them- by snatching them out of my fingers before anyone else could.... today after i had given them their sunflower seeds, and i was walking around hunting for missing eggs, she followed me around, and not like the rest- she was stalking me.......

    then i went out later and was just chilling, and she came up and pecked at my bracelet, oh and before she was pecking my shoes....

    Now, i try to give her the benefit of the doubt because she's , well.... you know......[​IMG]

    So how do i keep her in her place?
     
  2. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds to me like she loves you and figures if she follows you around you will give her more treats. Try treating her to a lap snuggle and see what she does. One of my hens pecks at me when she wants to be picked up and cuddled.
     
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  3. Cape Cod Chick

    Cape Cod Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    It sounds like she is stalking you for treats! Funny chicken.
     
  4. loverOFchickens

    loverOFchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe you could try the scatter so nobody can reach them all at one time approach?
     
  5. buck431397

    buck431397 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am sure she has no ill intention, and she certainly is funny. just can't control her treat urge!
     

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