My ladies have arrived

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JulieP01, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. JulieP01

    JulieP01 In the Brooder

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    well finally my ladies arrived yesterday. Moved into their chicken estate my husband built. I’ll post picks later lol. They are 19 weeks old and nervous so I look a bit silly but having my coffee sitting in the run so they are peeking out at me. Just want them used to us and realize we are here for them. Nosey little things. Any advise is welcome.
    Have a clucking day
     
  2. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello JuliePO1.
    Welcome to BYC.
    Sounds like you're pretty nervous too. ;) They are indeed nosey little things.
     
  3. mesalina87

    mesalina87 Songster

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    Hello and welcome to the flock about all things chicken. Talk to your girls when coming to the coop and have a little handful of treats such as meal worms. Let them see you place them on the ground or what ever you feed them. They will see you as the bringer of good tasty things. :)
     
  4. JulieP01

    JulieP01 In the Brooder

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    I am actually picking some up today lol they are getting very curious and wanting to venture out into the run now
     
  5. cheekychick3

    cheekychick3 Songster

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    Hi, and :welcome so glad you joined. have you started naming them yet. lol
    Cannot wait to see your pics as well. :frow
     
  6. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Chickens are more curious than cats!
     
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  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  8. danceswithronin

    danceswithronin Crowing

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    It really helps to talk to them to cure their skittishness, if I tend to my birds silently I can feel that they are more nervous because they have a harder time figuring out my intentions, but if I talk to them gently they visibly relax and pay attention to what I'm saying.
     
  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  10. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Wrangler

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
     

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