differences in personalities?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ebonykawai, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. I'm curious to know if anyone has seen a difference in behavior/personality between hatchery chicks and home hatched chicks. Just sitting here, thinking about all the conveyor belts and noise and craziness the babies go through, and wondering if home hatched babies are any calmer.

    Your thoughts or experiences?
  2. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Songster

    Jan 12, 2008
    Nor Cal
    Actually, our hatchery chicks are a lot more calm and sweet than our hatched chicks. Just our experience, but I would be very interested to see what other's are...
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I never owned hatchery chicks. I do all mine by incubator but my silkies are tame and my buff orps are to. Lady said she has never owned a tame silkie and here are skittish. when she held the 2 silkie roos she was in love and said. How did you get them to be so docile and tame. . So I dont know? Luck?

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