my silkie hen pecked me....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sarahloveschickens, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i noticed she was in her roosting spot probably layig and egg.. i wanted to no if she was sitting on her baby considering the rooster and her mated before... so i picked up her butt to look and she pecked me!!! so i think it might be her baby what do u think? its only one egg tho too
     
  2. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
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    I think any hen will peck you if you disterb them while they are laying. Just becuse you got pecked doesn't mean its her egg.. it means she wants you to leave her alone and let her do her thing. The nest box is hers.. the way she sees it. If you keep messing with her she will change where she lays/and or leave her eggs.
     
  3. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh.. lol im new to the chicken world obviously she just started laying 3 weeks ago and im curious
     
  4. Cackel

    Cackel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been reading alot on here about Silkies ,what are they and what do they look like ?
     
  5. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:silkies are the best chicken pet i think :] there so docile and u can just pick then up and hold them and they wont kick or make any noise..
    look japanese silkies up on google youll see alot of pics there :]
     
  6. jjackm21911

    jjackm21911 Out Of The Brooder

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    going broody maybe getting protective
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  8. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Wait until the silkie is a year old and her teeth come in.
     
  9. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL, [​IMG]
     
  10. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
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    Silkies are great They was not my frist chickens I started out with some game chickens but now I only own silkies! They are great incubators..LOL and good mommas!

    Here is a picture of mine. Well One of them...lol
    This is stud muffin My 6 month old silkie white roo.
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