Just when I think they don't love me anymore....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MarieNC, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. MarieNC

    MarieNC Songster

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    Ever since the girls went into the coop last week they just aren't interested in hanging out with mom anymore. They won't sit in my lap and if I pick them up they jump away. Until yesterday when they experienced their first thunderstorm. When I went in to check on them afterward (it was right at their bed time) they were jumping all over me - my shoulders, my lap, my arms. They were giving me those concerned little chicken noises when they're scared. I talked to them all, calmed them down, and off they toddled up the ramp to bed. They're just like toddlers - all independent until they need their momma. [​IMG] My husband just cracked up, not realizing chickens could act that way.
     
  2. gutfiddle

    gutfiddle In the Brooder

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    very sweet story:)
     
  3. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Songster

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    [​IMG] CUTE with a capitail C [​IMG] * spellings worng i know
     
  4. Dingleberry

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    [​IMG]
     
  5. GeeVee

    GeeVee In the Brooder

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    Awww
     
  6. saginawmom

    saginawmom In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] that IS a sweet story!
     
  7. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    LOL! My little ducklings are the same way- WE CAN DO IT OURSELVES, MOM! Until that little plane flies close overhead and might be a hawk, and then they're huddled under my legs apologizing and promising to be friends if I don't let them get eaten!
     
  8. Denninmi

    Denninmi Songster

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    Sounds like typical teenagers to me. Not that I have any, no kids, but I was one once, oh so many years ago. I remember not wanting mom or dad around unless I needed something from them.
     
  9. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Crowing

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    aww cute
     
  10. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster

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    This made me smile!
     

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