Is it normal for my Red Star Hen to attack me?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jbabco50, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. jbabco50

    jbabco50 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was out changing water in my chickens run a few days ago, when i saw one of my Red Star hens attacking a silkie. I stopped to seperate them. Then the hen started attacking my Shoe like my rooster used too. Is this normal? Has this happened to you?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    She was probably just caught up in the moment. And maybe she's the boss lady around the barn yard if you don't have a rooster......
     
  3. Frizzlett98

    Frizzlett98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to separate a fight this morning and I got pecked by my brother's Japanese bantam. All of my hens will attack gloves and sometimes my shoes. I think it's pretty normal.
     

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