Never mess with a broody... one pullets lesson *pictures*

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FisherMOM, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    I happened to catch, with my camera, one of my pullet
    leghorns (Star) trying to make herself comfortable in the
    nest box with my broody hen. (Midnight)

    Midnight is sitting on "nothing". She has been broody for
    over 2 months now and I give up. I have tried to break
    her. We are waiting for a few eggs from Perfectly Polish
    at this point. None the less...
    she defends her nest box like a true Mommy!

    Here goes their Saga in pictures.....

    Star: " Hey, this looks like a nice place to lay an egg."


    Midnight (muffled sounding): "What do you THINK you are doing?? Eww Gross.. you threw up on my head!!"


    Midnight (shaking Star): How many time do I have to tell you? This nest box is taken! Next time I will eat you!"


    Midnight : "Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Hmmmm? On second thought, maybe I will eat you THIS time!"


    Midnight: "Stay out and don't come back!!"

  2. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    That is too funny, I had the same experience this am when checking on my broodies.
  3. Great pics! We're having some pecking order dances too, among 12 pullets at 18 weeks. They can be so..GRAPHIC![​IMG]
  4. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    That's cute. [​IMG]
  5. chickenworld

    chickenworld Songster

    Aug 27, 2007
  6. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Aww Star looks just like one of my pullets ^.^

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