How do I tame my wild BA's ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 2oldnow, May 13, 2016.

  1. 2oldnow

    2oldnow Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought eight Blk. Australorps from a local farm store. They get their chicks from Hoover hatchery. From day-one they were
    wild and jumpy. They are not as bad now, as I've tried to hand feed them treats. What is the best way to tame them down?
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Food and them being accustom to you. Even with this many are still skittish until laying. They calm with age and handling/being with them. I use treats in conjunction with whistling to train them to come to me by whistle alone.
     

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