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

    Mar 18, 2013
    Byron, MN
    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

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    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

    Jun 22, 2014
    Southwest Virginia
    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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