Eating Out of My Hand

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jnntefend, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. jnntefend

    jnntefend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there, everyone. Not a very useful post, but I just wanted to celebrate that my little peeps came up and ate out of my hand for the first time today. It was alot of fun.
     
  2. nxb161

    nxb161 Out Of The Brooder

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    It is a lot of fun. Do they try to get the food that is falling inbetween your fingers? Mine like to jump into my hands and then start eating, stepping on the food in the process. How old are your little one?
     
  3. jnntefend

    jnntefend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do try to catch the little falling bits, and they pinch my skin a little, but it is worth it. They are about four weeks old
     
  4. TreehuggerMo

    TreehuggerMo Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh congratulations! My chicks are about 2.5 weeks and I love getting them to feed from my fingers. I give them their treats this way and try to get the "shy" two to take from me hand. I still have one that won't come over but the rest will.
     
  5. nxb161

    nxb161 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are my chicks eating from my hand today. Not sure how old mine are exactly, got then from TSC on the 6th.
    So probably 2 - 3 weeks old. A couple of them looked older than the others.
    Mine also like to hop up on the edge of the tub whenever I take the screen off.

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  6. jnntefend

    jnntefend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute!
     

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