does any know why this keeps happening

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by peep peep betty, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. peep peep betty

    peep peep betty Out Of The Brooder

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    evry time i get a chicken it ends up pecking my dog on the nose do u know why
     
  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Because the dog is sticking it's nose in the chickens face and the chicken doesn't like it?! [​IMG]
     
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  3. peep peep betty

    peep peep betty Out Of The Brooder

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    not al the time some times my dog will lay down and the chicken will come to it and peck it on the nose i ave 1 5 day old chicken that snuggle with dogs and my does get all up in its face and it just keeps snuggleing
     
  4. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    Is your dog's nose pink? Chickens love to pick at anything that looks like red. They will also peck at anything within reach that may be food. So better question would be, why does your dog keep putting his nose within reach of the chickens? [​IMG]
     
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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Chickens live by a pecking order and if a dog (or cat) seems submissive, they will peck at it.
     
  6. peep peep betty

    peep peep betty Out Of The Brooder

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    oh i did know that
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] also chickens don't have hands so the only way they can test/explore things is by pecking. Maybe she is trying to get him to play with her - a lot of good dogs & good chickens like to chase each other with no harm done. My frien's house rooster likes to chase her pek-a-poo dog and they stop to rest, and then chase each other some more around and behind her couch. They love it.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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