has anyone ever had this problem?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by hypnofrogstevie, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Well my hen took in some babies but they arn't chicks. They are puppies. They are only a few days old and she pecks at the fur and watches over them. The mother dog is in my room but she just wants some rest away from the pups. I cant scold the chicken since she is doing nothing wrong. Once I can get the camera tonight I will get pics for you.
     
  2. freemotion

    freemotion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't wait for pics! Cross-species mothering is so cute. Keep the hen safe from Mom-dog, though.
     
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I am. the mom dog dont mind the chicken but she growls at other dogs. when the puppies cry the hen walks over to them and gently pecks them.
     
  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    in answer to your Q> No..
     
  5. freemotion

    freemotion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, can you put up video on youtube for us? That would be awesome!
     
  6. farmgirl987

    farmgirl987 Out Of The Brooder

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    my has taken in cats and she has nursed a almost frozen lamb now the lamb is all healthy
     
  7. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Quote:I will try to get a vid up for you [​IMG].
     
  8. riley

    riley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would love to see those pics its got to be cute
     
  9. mizauntcathy'shenhouse

    mizauntcathy'shenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't wait to see the pictures or video...[​IMG]
     
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    You've kept us waiting for three days!

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