Hello from Graham Washington!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicken adobo, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. chicken adobo

    chicken adobo New Egg

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    Why has one of my 18 week old Black Sex Links kill two little birds (not sure what type) that have flown into the yard? I could tell something was going on by the way the flock was chasing her around. I went out and took the little bird away before they could tear it to shreds. Is this normal?
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Well it may be normal for chickens but we don't have to like it. I've heard others say their chickens do the same.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chicken adobo, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! I think it is very normal. Chickens are very pecking order dominated - they will attack whatever they perceive as weaker. They've been known to kill and eat mice, snakes - anything over which they feel they have an advantage. That is why chicks aren't introduced into the established flock until they are a certain size and age.
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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