Very Aggressive Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pdavis7484, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. pdavis7484

    pdavis7484 In the Brooder

    I have a 7 month old RIR hen that is ruthless. Everytime my wife, daughter, or I walk near her, she chases and pecks your feet, legs and jumps up and trys to flog us. What in the world is her problem? She does not seem to be the Boss hen to the others and even gets attacked by other hens when she trys to attack us. We do not have a rooster. Could she be attempting to be a rooster? Any ideas?
  2. chickengirlnm

    chickengirlnm Songster

    Sep 4, 2007
    clovis, new mexico
    She may very well be your " alpha rooster " she is acting just like a roo I had here that would jump on my legs everything I went into the yad for any reason - even started attcking my hubby and our baby chicks - I had no choice to rehome I was tired of getting all torn up.

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