How can I ge6t my hens user to me?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ThePRfan, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a few scaredy hens and I want them to allow picking up and for them to know im trust worthy.Any advice?
     
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Talk softly to them and try and give hand feeding them at feeding time.
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Although, some are just natural afraid. My friend has some that follow you, and some that are really scared.
     
  4. MWebb23

    MWebb23 New Egg

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    Mealworms! I give a handful of meal worms to my hen. Turkeys love them. At first, you might have to throw some on the ground close to you, but try and feed them from your hand.

    Beware though. II love that my turkeys are friendly but they hang out by the front door and wait for me to come outside. They can be annoying at times with their calls.
     

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