New sheriff in town.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tracecom, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. tracecom

    tracecom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2010
    I have one roo and 10 pullets; all are between 18 and 22 weeks old. For some time, there has been one pullet who has been at the top of the female pecking order; in fact, I named her "Boss Hen." But yesterday at dusk, another pullet (Chicken Picken) decided to be the last one in the coop, and charged three others (including Boss Hen) to coerce them up the gangplank. Tonight, they all went up in an orderly manner except for Boss Hen and Chicken Picken. The two of them faced off three times, and finally Boss Hen gave in and went up; maybe I'll rename Chicken Picken to "Sheriff Picken."
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2014
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] And maybe rename Boss Hen ---Chester or Barney?
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