Do chickens fall in love?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by [email protected], Nov 4, 2011.

  1. leghornlover@123

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2011
    Santa Fe, Nm
    Post stories of your chicken or any other poultry with there love stories [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2011
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    I had a OEG rooster who acted quite depressed when the hen he was living with got attacked by a hawk. We took her out of the enclosure and nursed her back to health. He seemed happy to have her back when she healed. Of course that did not stop him from accepting other hens into the flock when they were introduced later.

    I call this photo "Chicken Love." These are not the same chickens I referred to above, but they look lovey. He loves his other hens, too.

  3. Alumentum

    Alumentum Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 19, 2011
    Fernandina Beach Florida
    Well, I'm not sure if mixed species love stories is allowed but, here is mine. My chicks are a little over a month old, and my australorp has fallen in love with my golden retriever. She follows him around and snuggles with him. It's cute because he's a harmless dog, never even barked in his life and he loves the attention. She even chases away the other 2 chicks from him : /, jealousy.
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    [​IMG] My EE Sunshine is in [​IMG] with my husband. Whenever they were free ranging on the weekends and evenings and dh was outside, Sunshine will seek him out and stay by his feet until it's time to go back. It's really funny! He's never picked her up or pet her or any of my girls.
  5. stilldeb

    stilldeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2010
    NW Kentucky
    Quote:Awww...that's sweet. [​IMG]
  6. Fussy8

    Fussy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2011
    I have a white crested polish roo and he was raised with my buff orpington hen! Well when we put them out in the coop with the older girls they were picked on for 2 weeks!! Now that our roo is top he pushes all the other hens away so he can have her all to himself! I sometimes thing that she gets lonely but he keeps her company and gives her pleanty of attention!!!! They are the only ones that sleep on top of the nesting boxes!!! Oh I love my those to!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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