Originally Posted by aart
Has Waffles bothered the chicks?
Do you hand feed Waffles and the chicks...or toss some treats....that might liven things up.
She pecks them but nothing unreasonable. Instead of running for their lives, they only move about a foot and go back to whatever they were doing.
They all know what the treat jar is and will eat out of my hand but I’ve recently switched from a tiny bit of straight mealworms to mixing it in some healthy scratch. They are not impressed and we are currently in a stand-off about that.
The Brahmas are like lazy dogs in the hot sun and not shy with humans at all, but they aren’t pushy either. The Barnevelders are more aggressive but still squirrely at 11 weeks. Waffles is friendly to the point you can’t sit down without her being ON you. https://youtu.be/SL8vqtKFzD4 (that is Sausage in the background)
I’m sure everyone will find their niche soon. It was a shock to go from so much drama to boring chickens, though.