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Really good hens can be rare. I have a hen who has the sweetest disposition in the nestbox. She is a dilute dominant pied hen and is split blue. When in the nestbox, I can look in there and she just casually looks at me. If I need to check eggs or chicks, she either moves over or lifts up off chicks and eggs, or she lets me move her. She doesnt squark, she lets me lift her and move her in the nestbox. She lets me put her back through the nestbox hole into the breeder cage while I check her babies. I can lift her onto me and give her a scratch or a cuddle and she is so calm.

In short she is an absolute angel of a bird. I havent got a name for her yet, so feel free to offer suggestions.

Here she is with two of her chicks and one foster ( recessive pied )

 

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In short she is an absolute angel of a bird. I havent got a name for her yet, so feel free to offer suggestions.

 

 

"Sweetheart" :) ..because she is just that!

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That is good to hear Kaz :) how about Gem or Precious.

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Teresa... as in MOTHER TERESA

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All great ideas, I would go for Gentle or something like Serenity.

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I love hens like that. I have one who is sooo calm and also is great as I can catch her from the avairy with her partner and give her a two or three day old chick and she will start producing crop milk within the day!

 

Yours is very pretty! As for names, Angel or Sweets

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Wow.. how did she get to be so calm and tame in the aviary? Did you have her since she was a baby?

 

Hens like that are so sweet :D

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Wow.. how did she get to be so calm and tame in the aviary? Did you have her since she was a baby?

 

Hens like that are so sweet :D

 

I bought her. She wasnt like that when I got her. She has become that way with motherhood and handling. :bow:

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She is adorable - what an angel.

 

I'd call her "Teddy" hehe because she is soft and cuddly and looks like her babies are using her as a teddy to cuddle up to :D

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i love hens like that

i cant help with name though as i cant even name my own birds :D

when i do its as i just ortamaticly always call them that like my spangle hen just got named last night

princess lol as she is such a head held high type girl

 

mabe henny she looks like a henny to me (henrietta) lol

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Most of my hens are like that except for a couple of so and so, they even try to bite me when I put fresh seed in the the breeding boxes there is 2 mainly and they are half sisters Henry George line but I think they are just protecting there young because when they are finished breeding they are nice as pie. :D

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I really appreciate all those lovely names.....I was having a very hard time deciding as they were all great names. So I went down to talk to her about it. When I moved her about and gave her a cuddle she felt so squooshy in my hands and was so sedate I decided to call her

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEANBAG ::blush::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

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:blush:

And what a beautiful beanbag she is too :rofl:

Make sure no one sits on her :rofl:

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Teresa... as in MOTHER TERESA

 

D'oh, you beat me to it.

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Beanbag's two chicks

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What a cutie :wub:

Looks like a really nice cock (?) too :lol:

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That is one beautiful little baby! :D Adorable photo :P

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Beanbag's two chicks

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Both babies out today....Mum has laid another egg :rolleyes:

 

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