Hen displaying odd behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by annie511, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. annie511

    annie511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my Polish hen has been acting really strange. She tries to act like a rooster. She struts around and comes after me and my husband. You can put your hand in front of her and move it up and down and she will jump with it trying to peck you.

    I'm pretty sure she is a hen. She will be a year old in June and I haven't heard any crowing.

    I wish she would show that assertiveness with the other hens because they pluck her feathers out like crazy. Why has she gotten so aggressive towards humans?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Are there any roosters in the flock? Has this behavior only recently started or has it been her attitude throughout? Can you take and post a photo of the bird?
     
  3. annie511

    annie511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll take a picture of her later when I get home (I hate to photograph her bc she is butt ugly without feathers on her head) it's a recent behavior. Last month or so. She used to be a little sweetheart. No roosters. I can't see her being head hen bc the other hens are not nice to her at all
     
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    annie511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's pearl. She hasn't started laying yet. Everyone else has been laying for months
     
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