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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. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2008
    Gainesville, Fl.
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

  3. pixy

    pixy Out Of 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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    they bite the hardest of all my chickens ,when I collect the eggs
  9. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2008
    Gainesville, Fl.
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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