Mr girls like my home better than theirs...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dturren, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. dturren

    dturren In the Brooder

    Apr 16, 2008
    I have three Wyandotte hens who follow me everywhere, including into my home. They come in, peck around the carpet and then sit in the corner, prining their feathers, and making the most happy sounds I've heard. I really don't mind them in the house. I wait until I see three or four poops and then pick them up. It doesn't bother me. Does anyone else allow their hens into their home?
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    There are a lot of house chickens here...

    your girls need diapers and then they could stay in all the time

  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    My girls will venture into the kitchen if they see me in there. Of course, I'm a terrible person and I reward the bad behavior with treats.

    They don't go beyond where the floor changes from linoleum to hardwood. I think it's because when they were baby chicks they weren't allowed onto the hardwood floors (and sisal rugs!).
  4. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    My chickens have "snuck" in the house on a couple of occasions. Some chickens just like to be with their people!
  5. dturren

    dturren In the Brooder

    Apr 16, 2008
    My girls seem to like to be with me. One morning I was walking down the deck stairs into the yard and all three adult chickens flew to my feet from across the yard. I was a little taken aback. It was quite an experience having three large birds fly right straight to my feet. I can't go into the yard without them making a beeline for me. I am so flattered. I don't always give them treats...sometimes I do. (Maybe that's the reason.)
  6. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Yes get diapers! Let them in all the time [​IMG] I want a house chicken! Humm, I wonder if I can talk hubby into THAT one!?

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