Twilight

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Goldenrod1210, Aug 17, 2018.

  1. Goldenrod1210

    Goldenrod1210 Songster

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    Twilight is an Easter Egger. She is almost 5 years old (yes, I have old chickens :lol:). She is kind of mean to other hens at times but usually is decent. She still lays her beautiful blue eggs every day!

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    Her beak looks kind of beastly, doesn't it?! :gig
     

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  2. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    Why is it that some chickens look mean? I have one that looks mean too. I can never figure out if it's the markings or the comb type or what! I figure as long as they lay and they don't draw blood it's ok if they are a bit bossy.
     
  3. Goldenrod1210

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    I don't know! Her beak looks like a hawk's....:idunno
     
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  4. alexa009

    alexa009 Free Ranging

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    My red sex link always looked like she had a mean face too until she dropped down to bottom of the pecking order. Their face usually reddens when attacking or fighting with an other chicken.
     
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  5. Goldenrod1210

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    Twilight is around the top of the pecking order, so that may be why she looks so mean.
     
  6. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    That's interesting... my husband always referred to the mean looking one as the one that looks like a hawk too. Perhaps certain birds/breeds just have more hawk-like appearances that we associate with a tougher temperament.
     
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  7. Chickem707

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    Lovely comb, haven’t seen that type before.
    Also, if you want mean...
     

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Think it's the eye expression that makes them look sinister.
     
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