FREE Frizzle Fleur hen - Dallas Texas

Discussion in 'Animals In Need of Free Re-Homing' started by Siera, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. Siera

    Siera Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a two year old Frizzled Fleur bantam hen (not frizzled, but mom was) that needs rehoming. She is currently second in the pecking order after our silkie bantam. She has increasingly become more aggressive to our other hens in our backyard flock (5 bantams total). When our silkie becomes broody, this one feels that she moves into first place on the ladder and begins to bully the other hens. She reliably lays an egg every day until she becomes broody. She can remain broody for up to a month. While broody, it has become increasingly harder to move her off the eggs the other chickens have laid without her getting aggressive towards me. For the longest, she would just peck but has now begun to fluff up and literally charge me. I have a 6 year old that I do not want hurt, but who also really hates to part with our "pet" chicken.

    I'm thinking she would do best in a larger flock, perhaps with a rooster around. We live in Dallas. You would need to pick her up locally; I will not ship her.

    Thanks!

    NOTE: She is the brown/black/white hen below in the pic.

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  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you know if she is okay around chicks?
     
  3. Siera

    Siera Out Of The Brooder

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    We got two silkie bantam chicks to add to our flock of three. We added them to the run, but kept them separated via a fence. While supervised, we would let them out to mingle with the bigger girls when they got bigger. Our older silkie bantam and mille fleur bantam hens tolerated the them but unfortunately, this one hen hated the pullets. We had to keep them separated much longer than was necessary so the two pullets could grow to be bigger than her. She still picks on them and lets them know she's boss. However, she has never hatched fertile eggs, so I do not know how she would be around her own chicks.
     
  4. mareholan

    mareholan New Egg

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    Hi,

    I live just outside of McKinney and have a small flock, all hens one RIR Rooster (3 RIR, 2 Blk Australorps, & 2 Laced Wing Wyandottes). If your hen is still available I will be happy to give her a home. Can you please tell me how long you have had her, when she was hatched, etc. I can be reached at 713-417-6639. Thanks!

    Mary Ann
     
  5. Siera

    Siera Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, she is still available! She was hatched August 2012. We brought her to live with us November 2012. She is a bantam frizzle fleur which is a cross between a frizzled Cochin and a Mille fleur d'uccle. She is not frizzled, but her mom was so she has the genes for frizzling.

    Let me know if you are still interested and I will give you a call so we can set up a time/place to meet!
     

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