leghorn pecking

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by The RIR, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. The RIR

    The RIR Just Hatched

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    My leghorns are pecking as if they are roosters. they are 3 month old hens. HELP PLEASE!!!










    P.S. what breed of hens do you guys recommend.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Do you have a picture of the birds you think are roosters? Also, what is the pecking behavior that you're talking about that makes you think they are roosters?
     
  3. The RIR

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    no, they are hens but they keep pecking me. I have a bloody thumb pecked my by leghorns they are supposed to be shy, not aggressive. when they see someone they start chasing them. When they chase people their feathers around their neck puff up and go agressive on my family and friends.
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Are you 100% sure they're hens? Because that really sounds like they're aggressive roosters. It's not unheard of for hens to do that but for all of them to is very unusual. If you have any pictures of them you could post that would help at least determine for sure they are hens.
     
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  6. The RIR

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    this is the only picture I got of them not trying to peck me.
     

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