i love it but dislike it at the same time

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by smom1976, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    The rain that is..

    It has not rained here in about 2 weeks and all my little polish have all grown back in their feathers.. well its raining and the two lazy ones that are still sleeping on the roost as I type this are fine but two of the others are all getting pecked on.. something about wet head feathers that attracts everyone.. [​IMG] other than seperating them all for the day not sure what to do. But we really need the rain..
    [​IMG] I am so torn..
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Songster

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    And to think I've been complaining about the rain turning the chicken run into a mudslide!

    Other than separating them, I'm as lost as you are. [​IMG]
  3. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    when they get wet. they look like a different chicken. so the old ones are creating a "new" pecking order..

  4. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I like after it rains because it's like the chickens are more active in scratching in the dirt.

  5. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    Last time my polish came in from rooting around in wet grass the others gathered around and nibbled at her head feathers. They weren't pecking her. It looked all the world like they were grooming her "do". Even the rooster was in on the salon treatment!
    Silly chickens.
  6. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:Are they in cages ? OF SO , how old are they ?
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Quote:How CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!

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