How many of you that have pet chickens.........?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickensioux, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lock them up safely every night?
    Let them out and feed every morning?
    Watch your flock and look for issues? (health, predator, etc.)
    Touch your birds frequently and look for health issues?
    Sit with them and hold them?
    Fresh water daily?
    Clean coops regularly?
    Do preventative maintenance? (worming, etc.)
    Treat (to the best of your ability) any health problems?
    Give healthy treats?
    Mourn the loss of one?
     
  2. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds like my daily routine [​IMG]


    ETA: you forgot to mention doing the nightly head count to make sure everyone is in.
     
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  3. Southern Chickens

    Southern Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YES, to all of the above!!![​IMG]
     
  4. Nyrial

    Nyrial Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep!
     
  5. CTChick

    CTChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes to all. Kids and I hold and cuddle them every day.

    Laura
     
  6. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Yep...love my little girls!!
     
  7. sunket77

    sunket77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep! all of those! I love my "quiet time" when I go out in the morning and cuddle, feed, and watch my chickies. They are so simple, it just make them peaceful to me.
     
  8. Harrietsmum

    Harrietsmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, and ......Choose special treats for them. Have a part of the vegetable garden set aside for growing their favorite greens.............Drive to the next town, because that is the only place that sells the yummy "Chook Chow" that they like so much (looks like muesli, sometimes I mix it with yoghurt, and then it really does look like breakfast.)
     
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  9. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do!
     
  10. naturegrrl

    naturegrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely, all of the above! [​IMG]
     

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