Hens attacked Pomeranian

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kstacey63, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. kstacey63

    kstacey63 New Egg

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    We have 8 7 month old hens. 4 are New Hampshire reds and 4 are Australorps. They attacked my husbands 12 year old Pomeranian and I would like to know why they would do this. Thank you.
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    They might have thought that the dog was a predator - and so ganged up on it to scare it away before it could hurt any of them. Or the dog could have made an aggressive move (purposely or not) and startled the chickens into protection mode.
     
  3. kstacey63

    kstacey63 New Egg

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    Thank you
     

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