Is this a Good Dog Breed for Chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MissJenny, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. MissJenny

    MissJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (Or does my chicken have a death wish?)

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  2. colada584

    colada584 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a cute picture!!! What kind of dog is that?!? As far as I can tell from the picture, it looks to be ok with the chicken, unless of course it got very angry after the picture was taken!!
     
  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    How sweet is that! [​IMG]

    EVERYONE must get along at my house... if not... [​IMG]
     
  4. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cute! True love!
     
  5. MissJenny

    MissJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Natalie -- she's a 12-year-old part Cattle Dog mix and nothing much ruffles her feathers. For reasons known only to her she hates HATES my next door neighbor and I trust her judgment on that. Once upon a time I stole her from bad people (she was the 4th dog this family had had in 6 mos. -- she has been thanking me for the favor ever since.) And no she did not growl or snarl or get angry with the chicken, Phoebe.

    Natalie's the best!

    Jenny
     
  6. cleoandtheo

    cleoandtheo Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's so precious!!! Extra cookies for Natalie for being such a good dog!!! <3
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Looks like Natalie ate fast tho, so nothing for chicken. I wouldn't push her buttons anyway, even an angel can only take so much.
     
  8. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

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    Love it! I used to have guineas that ate out of the catfood bowl, with the cats! Don't you just love it when everybody gets along...
     
  9. MissJenny

    MissJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guineas and cats -- that's a happy combination too.

    That bowl is empty because they both gobbled it up so fast. [​IMG] My other dog would happily hand over her ratty ol' dog food -- she sure wouldn't share any of the "mix ins" -- tuna, steak, chicken. But Natalie would... Lord only knows why.

    Jenny
     

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