how do we know if the month old chick is happy on my shoulder in it's little "cave" between my shoul

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MsMoss, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. MsMoss

    MsMoss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am laying on my side, and i am being super gentle and still and at first it seemed to be nuzzling in and now it's just quitely sitting there, it's not making noises of alarm or anything and it seems happy. but how do i know if it really is happy on my shoulder hanging out with it's lil "cave" and i.
     
  2. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's very easy to tame chicks and keep them happy. Look at it this way - if your chick was unhappy it would be struggling and cheeping to get away from you.
     
  3. MsMoss

    MsMoss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is true! Because when we first pick any of them up, most them struggle and scream and carry on. i just hate the thought that it is holding still in hopes that the threat will go away. i truely want them to enjoy being with me and around me.
     
  4. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are gentle and quiet they will become calm and happy around you. It may take a while if some of them are a little more timid. Good luck.
     
  5. MsMoss

    MsMoss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am always gentle and calm:)
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  6. aliciasimon

    aliciasimon Out Of The Brooder

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    Does she have access to the other chickens? I know chickens like to be in a flock or else they get lonely. Also I think they know there is safety in numbers.
     

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