Are Production Reds just standoffish?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Albanese07, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Albanese07

    Albanese07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Barred Rock is the sweetest baby- comes up and practically asks to be held. She has been raised with a RIR who squaks if you hold her!
    My baby Production Reds don't like being held either and they're only 2 weeks old.
    Is it just the breed? Or maybe just their personalities?
    How do I get the babies to enjoy being held?
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2012
  2. highpointfarm

    highpointfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 29, 2012
    Orange County NY
    Give them treats when when you hold them =] but not too much... but also RIR just dont like to be held PLAIN AND SIMPLE lol
     
  3. Albanese07

    Albanese07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR actually perched on my hand today, still dosnt want to be held though. The chicks fell asleep in my hands yesterday so I have hope they will get used to it!
     

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