What caused this?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sphinx, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure if this poor hen is being picked on by the other hens, the rooster, or if she is suddenly molting.

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    The patches near her throat are from the hens picking on her- she was broody, and is back out with the general flock after her time in the box. She's been out and about for two weeks though

    All the stuff on her back is just within the last day though.
     
  2. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Naughty rooster. [​IMG]
     
  3. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You really think he could do that much damage in less than 24 hours? He has EIGHT hens to choose from. EIGHT. Well, maybe 7. I don't think my SLW has given it up to him yet.
     
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    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do. If she had been broody than she is now the new hottie in his rooish eyes. [​IMG]
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:X2
     
  6. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get that girly a saddle and consider "peepers" for the others who pick on her the most, even if temporarily.
     
  7. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rir seems to be the favs for roos.LOL
     
  8. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:She's actually a black copper marans. I have a RIR, but I don't think she's his favorite.

    Ok, I'll get the poor thing a chicken apron.

    I've been contemplating a set of peepers for the SLW. She's too big for her britches.
     

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