What is this all about?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rayolamp, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Rayolamp

    Rayolamp In the Brooder

    Sep 17, 2011
    Hello all
    Let my group (4 of them) out of there coop this morning and my biggest bird (Gerty) is charging the rest of the group and is doing it mainly to one bird in particular.
    Gerty puts her head close to the ground, wings partialy extended then just charges. The 2 little ones of the group just ignore her and seem ok with it but the other bird freaks out and runs, this is the one Gerty is doing it to the most.
    They have been out for a while now and things are back to normal activity but this has been happening every morning for the past 3 days. Any ideas? Is this a pecking order thing or something more sinister?

  2. darkmatter

    darkmatter Songster

    Jul 10, 2009
    Quote:I'm afraid it's worse then you can imagine, quite sinister. Gerty is a hypnotizing vampire; she's already enslaved the two younger birds and is working the last holdout to her dominion.

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