Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cheeptrick, Sep 19, 2007.

  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    I put my chickens down for the night at 7:00PM every evening. Well, for the last 3 nights I've one chicken (who isn't one that is very friendly) come to my back french doors pecking/knocking on the door. Why...the first evening she was knocking on the front door...I really thought someone was there! Opened up the door and there was a chicken. [​IMG]
    Well...tonight just like the last 3 nights she's come to the door pecking at me. I walk with her back to the coop and watch her jump up on the roost.
    IS this normal? Or is she waiting for me to PUT her to bed like my kids? Maybe I should bring a sippy cup and read to them too? NAW...the kids might get jealous! [​IMG]
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Awww, well....when you tuck her in at night...just tell her what I tell my Grandson when he sleeps over....( and my chickens, but I wont admit it to the public LOL) Angels on your pillows, and always in your dreams!
  3. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    Quote:That's really sweet!!
    I always say...SWEET Dreams Jellybeans! [​IMG]
  4. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    I always say "Turn off the darn light you were spose to be ASLEEP an hour ago when I say go to bed that is what i mean not go to bed and read!

    your kids must be young, give it a while you'll understand.
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Everyone gets the same thing...
    "Good night, sleep tight, don't let the scaley leg mites bite."
    Even the fish.[​IMG]
  6. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    I love this story!! The little chicken pecking on the door at bedtime is just too cute!!! [​IMG]
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Quote:Mine are 13 and 16, I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND!
  8. Quote:I had to make my husband read this thread after reading this post. He nearly wet himself (as did I).

    Our last foster placement were 8 & 11yo sisters... but I'm the oldest of 5 kids (the youngest is 17) and I teach high school. I totally get it. [​IMG]
  9. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Villa Grove
    Quote:I say the same thing. it drives me nuts
  10. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Quote:Oh, I get that!! But our kids are grown now, and have kids of thier when the grandson stays the night...its sweet...loveing...spoiled rotten...then send em home!!!! HAHAH!!! I LOVE being a grandma.....and still young too! Woohoo!!

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