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The Lady Dragon

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FarmGirl01, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    I would like everyone to know that the Dragon has had her chicks. This is the meanest hen I have ever had the pleasure to work with. She deceided to sit on her eggs in the smallest RED bucket on the property. I would pick her off the nest to check and candle her eggs. (She was down to five small eggs.) The whole time I would candle her eggs she would jump and pounce on my legs. I have many bite marks on my arms. My little boy laughs at her the whole time. She will even attack the goats. The sound the hen makes are horrible. You would think I was killing her. She growls and fluffs up and looks just MEAN. But she really is a cutie.
     
  2. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    [​IMG]
    A real sweetheart.[​IMG]
     
  3. lizardz

    lizardz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummm . . . So . . . Where are the pictures? Of course, you make be attacked more while taking them, but, of course, that matters not to those who have an addicition to fuzzy butt photos [​IMG]
    Liz
    P. S. Congrats on the new babies!


    Edit - I guess you were posting photos as I was typing! What a bunch of cuties!
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2008
  4. OrchardLnFarms

    OrchardLnFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Great pic of the proud mama!
     
  5. chickypoo

    chickypoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Broody hens, they look at you like you owe them money![​IMG]
     
  6. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, those eyes of hers are quite piercing. Like she's daring you do mess with her dragonlings. LOL

    Congrats on your next generation of dragons.

    -Kim
     
  7. yellowdragon

    yellowdragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute. The Dragon must be happy. [​IMG]
     
  8. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
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    What happens if you try to touch them? LOL Nice chicks!
     
  9. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    Went to check on the new family this morning. The group is alone in the little broody house. I could tell she had been out of the nest feeding her chicks. When I opened the door she went crazy. Running around in circles, feathers all fanned out. If she keeps this up, she will have the chicks scared to death of me. I will give her a week to straighten up or else.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2008
  10. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    She is getting much better. Still runs a little all fanned out. It will just take some time and food and I bet she comes around.
     

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