My chickens and roosters

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Tinysjb, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. Tinysjb

    Tinysjb New Egg

    Mar 10, 2016
    I have tried to calm my birds and keep them happy but I seemed to have spoiled them SOMEHOW. They want music played for them more and more everyday and when I turn it off they squawk at me. Does any one know if this is just a passing thing or is it set in stone now with them. They are well behaved birds but get high strung when I don't play music.
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j True BYC Addict

    Mar 15, 2010
    On the MN prairie.
    You are the human. You get to be in charge. You are smarter than your chickens. Right now they have you trained. Just like kids they have trained you by making a fuss when they don't get their way. Now it's time for you to start acting like the boss. If you don't want the music on, don't turn it on. If they squawk, let 'em squawk. They'll get over it in time.
  3. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    South Alabama
    Get an endless loop recording of Tiny Tim singing "Tiptoe through the Tulips"...that'll teach'em!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]

    Of course, your family might have you committed, but.... [​IMG]
  4. Tinysjb

    Tinysjb New Egg

    Mar 10, 2016
    I remember seeing him sing and his looks alone could frighten you, the voice was something altogether another kind of off the wall!!! Tiny Tim isn't a name too many people bring up.[​IMG][​IMG]

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