My missing blue demon hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Warfrost, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Warfrost

    Warfrost Out Of The Brooder

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    Our big blue Asiatic chicken went missing last week. I thought she ran away to one of the neighbor's houses, and was either living happily ever after or had been a chicken dinner for some wayward predator. I was relieved to be honest--she is SO mean to all the other chickens, and nearly killed my best broody girl- so it was really good riddance. Since she has been gone, everyone has been getting along very well- all has been quiet- until yesterday.

    I was moving some of the objects I had that was blocking off a makeshift mini-coop behind our main one, and I lifted up the Dogloo I had there for shelter(which they never used), and lo-and-behold Blue was in there sitting on a pile of SEVEN eggs![​IMG] You could have knocked me over with a feather. [​IMG] SO, as a merciful and loving chicken mum I moved her and the Dogloo she loves into the fenced garden area, along with the two black Asiatics- the only chickens she won't kill or maim. I had to take the eggs though- they were not fertilized, but I hope to use her as a brood mom eventually.

    Crazy chickens! No wonder I love em so much (evil demon bird or not!)
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2009
  2. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YEAH!! Happy ending! Thanks for sharing your cute story.
     
  3. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Middleton, WI
    Glad to hear that she was found ... and not injured....You're just going to have to get her her private coop and run now....[​IMG] Maybe she was trying to tell you something....[​IMG]
     
  4. AWChickens

    AWChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one do that earlier in the summer, and she was also an evil hen. I didn't find her though and has assumed she was long gone to predators- when she popped up in the barnyard 3 weeks later, 18 chicks in tow [​IMG]

    I have no idea where she hid herself and 18 eggs, we only kept 4 chicks ourselves but they're cute little pullets now.
     
  5. Warfrost

    Warfrost Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Aren't they amazing? I love my chickens...even the evil ones! lol!
     

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