Chick that cant be alone

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AChickenLoverProduction, May 20, 2011.

  1. AChickenLoverProduction

    AChickenLoverProduction Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think this should go here, being ''Chicken Behaviors'' Today I bought a barred rock pullet, from the looks of her wings I'm guessing she's 4-5 days old. I have a small brooder set up for her in my room, I try to put here in there and she screams her head off! She would much rather sit on my leg while I browse BYC. Ha! Anyone elses chick/chicken do this/done this? She's a sweety though, but she will have to stay in the brooder at some point! [​IMG]
     
  2. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely! My chicks would peep non-stop and super loud if I was out of their sight. I sort of felt like a new mom who needed a little break! You're their caregiver and they feel safest with you. [​IMG]
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know what you're going through! I have a chick that lost it's mother hen and when I leave even for a second it screams! It's making me crazy but I feel sorry for it when I hear it.
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  4. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buy it a friend - they aren't happy alone.
     
  5. AChickenLoverProduction

    AChickenLoverProduction Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have some more chicks/chickens in the coop. This one is still alittle too small to go out there, I dont want to risk her getting picked on by the others. I just found it interesting, I've never had any other chick do this before. I had one that had to stay alone, and it never scream like she does.
     
  6. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have some more chicks/chickens in the coop. This one is still alittle too small to go out there, I dont want to risk her getting picked on by the others. I just found it interesting, I've never had any other chick do this before. I had one that had to stay alone, and it never scream like she does.

    Gottcha. The one I had alone for five days or so started off like that, then got quiet and just stared at herself in the mirror listlessly...
     

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