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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Avibaby, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Avibaby

    Avibaby Hatching

    Mar 25, 2008
    One of my chickens is attacking one of the other chickens in a very aggresive manner. She has started pecking me as well and she used to be such a sweet bird, now she's always in a rude mood! I don't have a roo and all of the others get on fine, they have been together for almost a year and now this. Help!
  2. Maybe it is time for chicken pot pie ??
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2009
  3. jforsness

    jforsness Songster

    Dec 28, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    Chicken soup sounds good [​IMG]
  4. Avibaby

    Avibaby Hatching

    Mar 25, 2008
    I was thinking prozac, but really....what is this?
  5. sandypaws

    sandypaws Songster

    Nov 12, 2008
    desert of calif
    it is called a PECKING ORDER.. for a reason..

    and if you have NO rooster a dominant hen will take the position of "leader" and keeping order,, that includes YOU.. she must see you as part of the flock therefor she must keep you in line too...
    she might even start to "crow" (as pathetically as they do)

    if you make her into soup,, then the next dominant hen will rise to take charge...
    if you get a rooster,, he wouild takeover and straighted things out..

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