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Ever heard "mad as a settin' hen"?? Pics of this PO'd broody...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. I took her out of the empty nesting box and put her outside for a while. She growled and hissed the entire time, spreading her body as flat as she could.




  2. Luke0987654321

    Luke0987654321 Songster

    Aug 10, 2009
    awww poor thing, i bet she has a grudge on you now, [​IMG]
    funny though [​IMG]

  3. pixy

    pixy In the Brooder

    Nov 1, 2010
    lol. so funny!
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas

    ETA: How old is she? My silkies are only 5 months old and I can't wait to have a madder than a wet hen hen. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2010
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    If there was a curb on your property, she'd be kicking it like child in a tantrum! [​IMG]
  6. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

    Jul 8, 2008
    Greencastle, In
    I've got a black silkie that acts just like that . I'm always telling her what a silly girl she is!!!
  7. mychookschick

    mychookschick Songster

    Aug 28, 2009
    LOL When my girls was broody I couldn't get her out of the box! She would grip the edges of the box with her toes and hold on for dear life! IF I could get her outside she would be back in the box in like 30 seconds.... TOPS!

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Little pain in the pa-tootie!

    Great story! Keep trying! (It'll never work if yours is as stubborn as mine) [​IMG] LOLJK

  8. purr

    purr Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    they bite the hardest of all my chickens ,when I collect the eggs
  9. She doesn't peck at us, just growls and then screams like a wildcat. After I took the pics, she ran over, got a drink of water and a couple bites of food and ran back into the nesting box. There are 2 black hens in the same nest box. I think they keep each other going... [​IMG]
  10. chkn

    chkn Songster

    Jun 27, 2010
    Boy is she broody. She'll make a real good broodie in the spring. I tell you those fuzzy little chickens crack me up, they are so cute!

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