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Jewelry obsession?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Skittleinaustin, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. Skittleinaustin

    Skittleinaustin Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, this is weird but I'm curious. Two of my girls are obsessed with jewelry. When i walk in and sit down, the immediately start attacking my rings, earrings, necklace....anything I'm wearing. Tonight one actually flew at me within a minute of coming in the run, latched onto my dangling earring and tried to fly off! I usually go down in the am right before I leave for the office or when I get home so I'm always wearing something. Is this Judy my girls or do all hens do this? They are 12 weeks old.
     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Well one of my EE pecked out my moms eye contact lens. And the love shiny stuff, (and even buttons I noticed) because, you know, it looks yummy like beetles. [​IMG]
     
  3. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls love toenails!! Especially if they are red. I warned my DH about this, but the other day, he made the mistake of wearing sandals around the girls. It was really funny watching a grown man run away from 8 little chickens!
     
  4. yankee123

    yankee123 New Egg

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    We have 23 free range and when I go into the coop I have 23 chickens trying to tear my wedding band from my finger! I attribute that behavior to jealousy because I am quite a sexy man!!! lol
     
  5. SouthernBYChickens

    SouthernBYChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the exact same problem with my hens pecking at my wedding band. I had no idea it was because I'm sexy?!?! :)
     
  6. Irish6425

    Irish6425 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine go after my jewelry and I have 2 that go crazy for my pink toe nail polish!
     

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