I've never seen my girls so ticked off!!! PIC ADDED -

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jenesis536, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Songster

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    My 5 older girls are 21 weeks old... none laying yet. They have been the only chickens thus far. We build a 2nd coop recently and had 9 babies in the brooder far from where the older girls were housed. Today was the day the little ones got moved to their coop (in the same area as the older ones and their pens are next to each other. I had all the babies out in a cage by the older girls while I was getting their coop ready and now they are in the coop.

    I have never seen my older girls so ticked! They have been YELLING at me for the last hour. They are generally very quiet and even their chatter is very quiet - NOT TODAY! They are being downright LOUD. I hope they calm down soon before my neighbors kill me!

    Look at those stink eyes!

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    Last edited: Mar 13, 2011
  2. PamB

    PamB Songster

    Jul 20, 2010
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    [​IMG] LOVE the picture! Too funny!!
     
  3. dewey

    dewey Songster

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    [​IMG] OMgosh that pic of some serious chicken stink eye going down made me literally burst out laughing and spew my sip of water on the screen. [​IMG]

    Bless their hearts, lol. I can only imagine what they're saying amongst themselves.
     
  4. cabincrazyone

    cabincrazyone Songster

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    I'd call them stink eyed beauties! Very pretty birds. I especially like your partridge looking EE.
     
  5. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    I'm thinking mom better come up with some good treats tonight. Love the pic! [​IMG]
     
  6. secuono

    secuono Songster

    May 29, 2010
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    That's a good pic. Guess you spoil them a bit too much..
     
  7. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    What a great photo! If the collective expressions were lasers, you'd be cooked! [​IMG]
     
  8. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Songster

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    They didn't let up for about 4 hours either... every time I went out there they would start yelling at me. I seriously think they were MAD about the new babies. Later on after I covered the windows of the baby coop they relaxed a bit and starting being nice again, but GEEZ I can't believe how they reacted.

    Combining the two batches when the time comes is NOT going to be fun.
     
  9. Urbanfarmerkc

    Urbanfarmerkc Songster

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    Quote:You did the right thing by putting them next to each other. The chicks wouldn't stand a chance when you merge them otherwise... They'll get used to them pretty quick. Try not to take it personal. Step sisters is an issue for all of us. lol
     
  10. Jasmine130

    Jasmine130 In the Brooder

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    Love it! That's a great photo, I can just feel the stink-eye vibes and hear the commotion. Too funny! Good luck with the integration, you're off to the right start with putting the coops next to each other.
     

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