hello new to owning chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MissAbraKadabra, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. MissAbraKadabra

    MissAbraKadabra Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two chickens a road island red that I inherited, her name use to be scratches but I opted to call her red or chicken the day before Easter I got a chick from the local feed store that I named eostre after a Easter lore.after much research I found out my chick was a silver grey dorking, I've handled her daily, nowshelives in back yard with red, recently she's started attacking me and I'm not sure why
     
  2. MissAbraKadabra

    MissAbraKadabra Out Of The Brooder

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]are you sure she isn't a rooster?
     
  4. MissAbraKadabra

    MissAbraKadabra Out Of The Brooder

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    No I'm not totally sure she isn't a rooster, from what I have gathered the roosters of this 5 toed variety have totally different coloring to the females, she only attacks me if my boyfriend is outside she pays no mind to him
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Post a clear picture of your bird in the "What Breed or Gender" section of the Forum - a side view and another clearly showing her comb would be helpful.
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Good luck to you!
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I had a dominant hen before that used to attack me.
     
  9. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the site! I hope you find some answers for your issue, best of luck!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     

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