1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Evening with the chickens...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by DollarChickens, May 28, 2016.

  1. DollarChickens

    DollarChickens Out Of The Brooder

    11
    3
    26
    May 2, 2016
    First, let me preface this by saying we are new to the chicken/duck world. We bought our first chicks in March (16 of them) and have now added 6 ducklings (they will have a separate coop/house area). So far, I love having all of them. One of our barred rocks is very bossy and keeps the rest of the birds in line, we named her "The Boss", how original. Anyway, tonight when I went to put the chickens up, The Boss, who never wants much to do with us, decided to jump up and sit on my knee and let ke pet her :) none of my chickens have done that yet! They follow me with food but never ask for my attention (though I am sure she probably just thought she was gonna roost on me, since she then decided to jump up on my shoulder) but I enjoyed it none the less. AM I the only one who can just sit and watch them all evening? My kids love them almost as much as I do.
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

    7,579
    417
    336
    May 10, 2013
    I'll be in the barn!
    :welcome
    I could watch my chickens all day and night! 24/7/365 lol
     
  3. DollarChickens

    DollarChickens Out Of The Brooder

    11
    3
    26
    May 2, 2016
    I swear I'm trying to resist the temptation to go back out there. They usually go to sleep pretty quick though, so I guess I will see them in early in the morning.
     
  4. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Read....MORE Premium Member

    8,119
    999
    326
    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    Hi Dollar and welcome!

    I am new to birds too. I can not watch mine enough.
    They are so cute!
     
    1 person likes this.
  5. DollarChickens

    DollarChickens Out Of The Brooder

    11
    3
    26
    May 2, 2016
    It is so much fun!
     
    1 person likes this.
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    No, you're not alone! Chickens are fun to watch! Each one has a different personality. Welcome to BYC! So glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
    1 person likes this.
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    77,182
    5,437
    686
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Chicken TV, live entertainment, no reruns, no cable or satellite bills. What's not to like. Pull up a chair and watch -[​IMG]
     
    1 person likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by