Have your chickens tasted your blood?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BBQJOE, May 26, 2017.

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. Prozac

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  1. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whenever I wear shorts or short sleeves, the chickens will attack any scabs they see, and pull them off when I'm not paying attention.
    Blood thirsty peckers they are!
     
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  2. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is quite a gross story very gross never mind I don't want to talk about it
     
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  3. Mace Gill

    Mace Gill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster, yes. He's been wanting more ever since, but has yet to get past my boot again!

    Hens, no. But Myrtle did peck me In the eye once. Stung like a bitch. I keep a closer watch from farther away ;)
     
  4. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    About two days ago, one of the pullets got me.
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    Don't ever lose consciousness in a chicken pen. I am certain you'd wake missing some bits.
     
  5. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes my rooster has bit grandma and made her bleed.
     
  6. Chickenrunlady

    Chickenrunlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    VERY odd conversation here, It probably causes the scab draw attention, may look like an insect etc.....don't think they are going after your blood.
     
  7. Abriana

    Abriana Overrun With Chickens

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    Chickens are attracted to anything red, food or not. That is why if a hen is bleeding, you need to take her out right away because once they see blood they will probably kill whoever is bleeding.
     
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  8. Chickenrunlady

    Chickenrunlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I'm curious, combs and waddles are red, why don't they peck these silly then?
     
  9. Abriana

    Abriana Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not sure. I wonder about that too.
     
  10. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I was bitten over a freckle, I guess? IDK. There wasn't a wound until the little stink bit and twisted. I will say that I learned long ago not to wear open toe shoes if you've had a pedicure. They can't resist painted toenails.
     
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