Mother Hen is Watching!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Tholian, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. Tholian

    Tholian Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a amber link we call Mother Hen that thinks she is the rooster of the flock. Always checking things out, and squawking at trouble. She is not at the top of the pecking order, But I always tell everyone, "Mother Hen is Watching"


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  2. FlockMama

    FlockMama ChickyBawkyChickChick

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    She sure is! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Beautiful head shot... do you have one of the entire "Mother Hen"
     
  4. Tholian

    Tholian Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats Mother Hen in the middle.

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  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    She DOES look like an "in charge" kind of gal!

    If I were a hen I would feel comfortable tucking my head in my feathers for a nap, while she stayed on watch, indeed!
     
  6. totinmama

    totinmama New Egg

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    Okay. I have a question. I have six chicks that I bought from TSC back on March 9th. I have read several threads and looked at many pictures of amber links. I am trying to figure out if mine is really a pullet. It has the long wattles (sp. I'm still learning...) and comb. This is my first flock of chickens and so I'm sort of learning as I go.

    Check out my picture HERE and tell me what you think.

    Lee Anne
     
  7. Tholian

    Tholian Out Of The Brooder

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    Nope, that looks like rooster. It happened to me as well. Out of the 6 Chicks I bought, one ended up being a rooster.
     
  8. totinmama

    totinmama New Egg

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    That's what I was afraid of. Thanks! I was hoping it was NOT because it's the sweetest one I have and likes to be held. What a bummer.
     
  9. Tholian

    Tholian Out Of The Brooder

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    You never know, he may be quiet. Don't get rid of him yet.
     

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