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How does it feel

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Crystalchic, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Crystalchic

    Crystalchic Gone for a bit

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    Has anyone ever been pecked by their broody? If so how bad does it hurt? I need to know for future removal
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    being pecked by a hen hurts!
     
  3. Crystalchic

    Crystalchic Gone for a bit

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    being pecked by a hen hurts!
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    Does it feel like a pin jabbing and does it drawl blood
     
  4. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had a broody draw blood, It pinches bad but sometimes if they twist while they peck it breaks the skin open. No worse than a kitten chomping on the back of your ankles
     
  5. OkapisRule

    OkapisRule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are always gloves...
    I've never felt the peck because I have been smart and worn gloves
     
  6. Crystalchic

    Crystalchic Gone for a bit

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    so i dont have to worry about her jumping out of her nest and really attacking me like a wood pecker or something? She will only peck and maybe twist the skin if i wear gloves

    She is normally so nice to me and my family, her broody side is evil
     
  7. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Not evil, protective of her babies. Wear gloves and don't get your face down at her level.
     
  8. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I don't know if it was just mine, but my broodies never attacked my hands. They would puff a little and growl, but I was always allowed to pet them and their chicks.

    The only thing they don't like for some reason is any kind of large stick or pole..... [​IMG]
     
  9. beefy

    beefy Flamingo Daddy-o

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    Quote:woodpeckers are nothing. its the mockingbirds you have to look out for!
     
  10. Crystalchic

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