How do you tame/handle chicks that are being raised by hens

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lovemychicns, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. lovemychicns

    lovemychicns Songster

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    Sep 22, 2008
    Rockwell, NC
    How do you tame/handle chicks that are being raised by hen. I have a wonderful BO hen raising 5 chicks but whenever I try to touch the chicks they run even if the mom is sitting in my lap. She is very friendly. How can I handle and tame the chicks. I would like to do this in case I need to treat one of them for injury etc.

    Karen
     
  2. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    Good question! I have one single chick that was hatched and is being raised by it's mother. My problem is that if I try and catch the chick, the hen flogs me almost as bad as any roo could!
     

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