Do you hate when people handle your chickens?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by peopleRanimals2, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone else hate when people handle your chickens, because they are just doing it wrong? (Or in my case, chicks). People will want to come over and 'see the chicks', but it just stresses my me and my girls out. Chicks will be flying into wire, and freaking out, and the person is basically saying- look how cute! Any other stories like this? I'm thinking about making a 'chick rules' list!
     
  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YES!I hate it.
     
  3. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone came over today, and held the chicks by trapping their legs between their hands, then having the chicks perch on one finger and holding them over nothing, really high. It was not fun.
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well if their yours,I would tell em no.Just people off the streets?
     
  5. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, it was my friend. :/ but my chicks. She actually started picking them up and bouncing them. I drew the line there.
     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2016
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Yeah, so many people don't know how to properly hold and care for chickens...[​IMG]
     
  7. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Yep, someone was holding my less than week old babies at chest height without securing them. The chick naturally tried to fly away only to be dropped too far. 1 of them hit the counter and I almost smashed it while trying to catch it before hitting the ground. This is not even a dumb person, she's usually pretty animal wise. Although I may have to rethink that statement since I found out they've been feeding the squirrels at one of our beaches. Even letting the rodents on her lap. Feeding the wildlife just makes them human dependent and a nuisance. Have some respect for nature people. And yes bird can fly an babies can walk, but not when they are newborn. No, I'm not uptight. I just wish people would use common sense, not so common anymore.
     
  8. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes!!! I am glad other people have these experiences.
     
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  9. MikeTheGardener

    MikeTheGardener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Normally I don't let anyone touch them except for me and my wife.
     
  10. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :goodpost:
     

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