hens pecking everything

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ozzchicken, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. ozzchicken

    ozzchicken In the Brooder

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    Two of my hens will peck at anything. They peck at your pants, shoestrings,boots, hands, heck my cat was laying next to the run they pecked through the fence and pecked her tail. If you walk by the run they follow you and try to peck you through the fence.
    It is funny as hell!!![​IMG]
     

  2. Are they hungry?
     
  3. ozzchicken

    ozzchicken In the Brooder

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    no, they just like to peck anything that isn't a chicken,,, so everyone WATCHOUT!!!!![​IMG]
     
  4. r4eboxer

    r4eboxer Crooked Creek Poultry

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  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    try hanging a cabbage head in the run and watch them...should be a good show!
     
  6. hallerlake

    hallerlake Songster

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    That's the nature of chickens. They peck to see if whateveritis is edible.
     
  7. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Songster

    The cabbage is a great idea. The feed store should also carry "flock blocks". I have 3 hens that will peck at my pants leg for treats. Just their form of begging, I guess.
     

  8. ozzchicken

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    Walk in the run with shorts on and you walk out with shaved legs [​IMG]
     
  9. daver

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    Quote:UMMM, I don't think so. [​IMG]
     

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