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Is this normal? Chicks sleeping in my arms?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by NewcomerChicken, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. NewcomerChicken

    NewcomerChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    She/he is two weeks old and she/he acts energetic and dominant while in the cage, but when I take her out, I can lay her on my chest and she will sleep. Like, above! I think it's most adorable thing, but is it normal for her to do this? Just making sure!
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    You are nice and warm, and your heartbeat is soothing. Keep that photo for a treasure.

    I've got one hen nearing her second birthday, who as a chick was a snuggler. To this day she still wants to snuggle.



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    I love it!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Yep, she's safe and secure with you - enjoy it!!
     
  4. NewcomerChicken

    NewcomerChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!! That is adorable! I can only hope that our chickens will do that when they are older! By the way, your chicken is beautiful! [​IMG]
     
  5. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    That is such a cute photo!

    Its normal like everyone says. Its great that chick is so relaxed and contented around you.

    i have one adult chicken that is crazy super people friendly - she likes people more than the other chickens.

    When I go into the coop she is following me about pressed up against my foot or let - have to be careful not to step on her. All she wants it to be picked up and petted.

    She is a bantam and she can fit into one hand. She will sit on my hand while I stroke her and within a few moments she is snoozing away.

    I have no idea why she is so different to the other chickens I have.
     

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