Mother "hen" ? LOL

Livinwright Farm

9 Years
Jan 7, 2011
Carroll County
I have a 7 month old Nigi-Pyg who is due to pop any day now. I also have five 6.5 week old mixed breed chicks. I have been watching the behaviors of this little group for a couple days, and have noticed that the chicks bed with the doeling(huddled right up next to her/partially in her hair), preen her, hop on her back and nestle down, and where she goes, they go, and they even attempt to eat with her instead of eating their medicated crumbles. It is cute to watch, but I am starting to think that they believe they are her babies.

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