Houston...We have a problem!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Cetawin, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    well it is not really a big or major problem just a little problem [​IMG]

    My SLW has been a special case from day 1. She was the first to come near me when they went in the brooder for the first time, first to hop on me, first to the top of the brooder, the first to the top of the new brooder (a portable hot tub frame), first out of the brooder and has even joined me on the futon while I was sleeping. She was sitting on me sleeping! She begins chirping loudly when I am out of earshot for too long and will even get up on the brooder edge and look for me. Well now she has just gone too far...

    I take a break from a movie I am enjoying to go to the restroom. Not 1 minute after I left the livingroom...and at the awkward moment (of lowering your pants to your ankles) I hear this horrific loud PEEP like nothing I have ever heard in this house. So naturally I adjust the pants in a hurry, throw open the door preparing to run to the brooder and kill whatever wild animal is in the house after my babies when the loud PEEP rings out again....right at my feet!

    I look down and there, standing outside the bathroom door, starring up at me like she belongs there is my SLW! She came from the brooder in the livingroom through the diningroom, kitchen and laundry room to find me...and she did it fast too!

    I have tried talking to her and explaining she is a CHICKEN not a parrot or a puppy...I have tried teaching her 'buk buk' and she will have none of it!

    I ask you...what do I do now? [​IMG]

    The problem child looking innocent:

    Last edited: Apr 18, 2008
  2. BeautifulBlue

    BeautifulBlue Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Awww that's so cute! [​IMG]
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Ohhhh, going outside is going to be tough on her. I have two words. CHICKEN DIAPERS. Sounds like she just may be a house chicken! [​IMG]
  4. KrisRose

    KrisRose Songster

    Mar 9, 2007
    Davison, MI.
    They grow up so fast. Enjoy your time with your little girl. Before you know it she will be into roosters, bugs, and dust bathing [​IMG] .
  5. paisleycj

    paisleycj In the Brooder

    Apr 15, 2008
    That is too cute! Geez, you could have eggs delivered right to your kitchen! [​IMG]
  6. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    I want mine to follow me around, thats cute!
  7. Maybe baby can be litter trained? I knew a man once who kept a rooster in his kitchen who was trained for that...it was a hoot.
  8. This is cute...Might be a little nerve wracking for you but all the same it is cute..

    I don't have any baby birds in the house yet, still in the egg in the incubator, but once they do hatch, I wonder if I could end up with a chick like that.
    I have a bottle baby lamb in the house who is dead set on believing I am her mom. If I am at all out of her site she gets so loud I have to check on her. We had her outside with the other sheep the other day and she wanted NOTHING to do with them. Never even went near them until I took her to them. Then she looked at me like...."Who are there weird wooly creatures. I am so happy I am a human baby and not a sheep baby"...AARRGGHH!!!

    Gotta love those little human animal babies just a little bit more than normal don't ya!!!
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    You are imprinted as "Mom"!
  10. MissChessy

    MissChessy Songster

    Sep 24, 2007
    That is sooo darned cute! The picture is precious. What is the initials SLW stand for?

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