do chickens get jealous?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrdruids, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. mrdruids

    mrdruids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 of my chickens arent getting as many meal worms as the other 3 because theyre not comfortable around people... and when i throw them some they run away and the others go snatch em up. are they gonna get sad and feel left out? they do get one every now and then but i feel bad for them [​IMG]:hit
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    If they get sad and feel left out they'll come get some instead of running away. It's the price they pay for being skittish. I wouldn't feel bad for them at all, they are perfectly free to come up and get some from you and they choose to run off instead.
     
  3. mrdruids

    mrdruids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks! now i dont feel so bad [​IMG]
     

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