Don't you just hate it when the kids won't leave the nest?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by CityGirlintheCountry, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Especially when you are trying to lay an egg?

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    edited to add that the big babies are 9 weeks old and are bigger than mama!
     
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  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Traffic jam alert! [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenbuddy

    chickenbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mom's probably thinking she got more than she bargained for. [​IMG]
     
  5. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Yeah, she has had enough of the three big boys. She routinely chases them around the run pecking them on the head. It always makes me think of those big strappin' high school boys being fussed at by a 4'2" mom. [​IMG]

    Mama and the mille fleur girl in the background get along great. She even lets her nestled up under a wing on the roost at night. It makes me wonder if the fact that the boys are LF and mama is a banty has something to do with it. They are bigger than she is and clearly they need to leave her alone! [​IMG]
     
  6. Blue_Myst

    Blue_Myst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone's got to grow up [​IMG]
     
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  7. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    LOL She's probably asking: "And just WHEN am I going to enjoy the 'empty nest syndrome"
     

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