My chickens are getting friendly and I'm unsettled..

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Overeasyplz, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    I went out to feed my girls and instead of them moving politely out of my way like they usually do they are pressing themselves against the door, climbing up my feet, staring at me with their little birdy eyes... Have I made the "connection"? Do they really feel something for me? Or are they just trying to creep me out with stealth bird tactics, with their quasi-intelligence figuring out a reverse-psycology to use on me since I have moved them into a barn with a light on to psych them out into laying for me in the depths of winter... Then I dropped the bread heels and off they went...
  2. HennyJenny

    HennyJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Bennington, NE
    I am laughing so hard I have tears.....

    I wonder the same thing every day - and then everyday they remind me that they are "just" chickens.
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    They are using their cute chicken stealth tactics..
    one day when your not looking..(and wearing sandles) they'll peck the crap out of your feet...and when you bend down to inspect your bloody toe stubs.... they will go for the eyeballs...
    ooh yes, be very very careful...
  4. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    I know, right? Thay have a way of making me think thoughts for them..I know that sounds weird. Then I start talking for them..ok, i lost it! Im nuts...
  5. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Our flock will run to the gate when they see us, gather around our feet, & escort us to the barn where the food is. DW calls this "chicken surfing". It's like rideing a wave of poultry![​IMG]
  6. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    Oh I do that in the house with the dogs it is "dog surfing" sometimes they get punted because they are too busy watching me and I am trying not to step on e,m!
  7. Knight Hawk Ranch

    Knight Hawk Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2007
    Labelle, Florida
    They are pirahnas in chicken suits. They are after the food.

    You should see my dinosaurs, uh I mean chickens, come running when I come out the door.
    Lord help me if I had a container that even remotely looks like it has food. They get down right
  8. lngrid

    lngrid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Quote:Quote:Um...Aren't we like that for chocolate? [​IMG]
    'Kay. Maybe only me.
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Stealth tactics.

    Mine do the same.
  10. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

    Sep 28, 2008
    [​IMG] They look at you the same way your breastfeeding infant would.. you are a walking foodsack!!!! [​IMG] ha ha
    My flock gets stepped on daily... they put their feet under mine.. I know they do it so I will feel sad and give the offended party an extra "goody".....Stealth.. yep

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