Chicken gives a cuddle?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by amyparrotflock, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. amyparrotflock

    amyparrotflock In the Brooder

    May 17, 2009
    Columbus, OH
    I was busy cleaning when the UPS man rang the bell. His jaw hit the ground and asked if she was ok, and I replied but of course, she LOVES this! I realized I didn't have a picture of her enjoying this...

    Anyone else have a chicken that "gives a cuddle?"

  2. bubblebean11

    bubblebean11 Chirping

    Oct 25, 2009
    20 min N of Denver
    I have a bunch of chickens that like me to hold them. My little Billy is a frizzle cross and loves to be held along with Joeba my cornish/dutch. They are the cutest things ever, if I try to put them down they look at me like I did something wrong!![​IMG][​IMG]
  3. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    yep, particularly my silkie pullet- but i have some big ones too, the Brahmas love to cuddle... love that pic though! nothing better on the heart than a chicken cuddle!
  4. amyparrotflock

    amyparrotflock In the Brooder

    May 17, 2009
    Columbus, OH
    Quote:That was the second motive to get the chickens, the first being eggs. I can't cuddle my parrots like this, half of them come from abusive situations, and they needed something more... I can't believe how well the chickens tolerate cuddling... treats, etc.
  5. Many of our birds love to be held and cuddled. Most of our bantams insist on being picked up and held. A few of our sex links will sit on our laps for hours to be petted. Our worst one is our big Delaware Roo who will snuggle right up with you and place his head on your shoulder and nuzzle your neck. I don't think he realizes he is a chicken.
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    might not look like a snuggle but he will stretch his neck out across my arm a couple times getting situated till he's comfy and then take a nap.
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  7. lngrid

    lngrid Songster

    K. I have to ask this.

    Do the chickens poop on you while cuddling?

    I don't know because I can't have chickens yet. [​IMG]

  8. my chickens havent pooped on me iin a long time now that they're older.
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2009
  9. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Songster

    Oct 25, 2009
    South San Diego, Cali
    My ducks will poop all over me if I let them on my lap...that is why they NEVER get on my lap. My chickens on the other hand have never pooped on me. And some of them are great cuddlers!!!
  10. Quote:he's still my number one

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