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Do any of your chickens mistake your lower lip for a big fat worm?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Renee, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    CALIFORNIA
    So today I was out in the run, sitting on my chair with Audrey the Silver Campine on my lap. She's a bit flighty, but once she decides it's safe, she cuddles up.
    She looked up at me adoringly as I scritched her ears and wattles, closed her eyes halfway with a look of pure chicken ecstacy, and bit my lower lip.
     
  2. tunaoftheland

    tunaoftheland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's so funny! Your poor lip, but a great picture [​IMG]
     
  3. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    I had something similar happen to me last wkend w/ one of my Delawares. I was petting her while she was in my lap & my teeth must have looked intriguing because she pecked at my top front teeth. She kinda missed my teeth, but got my gums! OUCH! [​IMG]
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I've had one mistake my eye for a grape.
     
  5. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Quote:Oh my gosh, my injury sounds so miniscule compared to yours now! I hope your eye healed up okay. I guess I was smiling when my Delaware pecked at me, man that hurt - took a chunk out of my gums. Not a big chunk, but enough to hurt like crazy. Love your avatar by the way!! [​IMG]
     
  6. MrGreenJeans

    MrGreenJeans Out Of The Brooder

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    Heaven forbid I go hang out with the girls with a couple day old beard stubble. Perched on my shoulder they can still get at it no matter which way I turn my head...
     
  7. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Quote:Oh, Red, jeez i forgot about your "pirate phase" with the eyepatch!
     
  8. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    A softball to the mouth is just as fun. BUT, did you look like Angelina Jolie for a few hours??
     
  9. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    Mine get my teeth sometimes, mostly when they have some kinda nasty crusted on their beaks. They've tried for my eye before. I'm glad I didn't join your pirate crew Rooster-Red.
     
  10. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Oh my red cochin has bloodied my lip. I was wearing this lip moisturizer stuff...clear but I guess shiny. I bent over to pet her and she jumped up and grabbed by bottom lip. OUCH! Husband teased me for several days about being "chicken kissed".
     

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