My silkies are afraid of my hands.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by twix1234, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. twix1234

    twix1234 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one 4 weeks old white silkie and two two weeks old black silkies. I try to hold them everyday but they run away from my hand. I thought by now they should get used to it. Am I doing a wrong way? They don't like to be held. They will struggle to get away. Feel so sad..
     
  2. MelissaA

    MelissaA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    have you given them treats yet? they will love you after that!
     
  3. twix1234

    twix1234 Out Of The Brooder

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    Everyday......I put the treat on my hand and they will eat from my hand but if I try to catch them.....they run like a crazy chick.
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    It's instinct when something is after them for to run, when they get older they will be much more willing to be held.

    Got any photos of them to share?

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    Last edited: Jun 15, 2010

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