Hens are definitely not picky eaters.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hitgsd, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. hitgsd

    hitgsd Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 19, 2011
    My 6 hens, or rather feathered velociraptors, found a dead hummingbird and had a great time playing keep away and then eating the poor thing. Yuck.
  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    That shows how they evolved from dinosaurs [​IMG]
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I tell you what, that squirrel in my yard who taunts the chickens has no clue how dangerous they are!

    They've mobbed it, and it escaped up one of the trees to chitter angrily at 'em. They lost interest and foraged off in various directions, but one of these days that squirrel is going to seriously underestimate the situation!

    One cockerel in particular will park himself at the foot of the tree trunk, looking up. He really dislikes the squirrel.

    The flock has caught and eaten several tree frogs, ate dead mice I trapped and threw to the chickens, and tore apart a small snake. Alive.

    I hope I never fall and break a hip whilst filing their feeders.

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