my turkey goes to sleep after a bit of petting.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MsMoss, May 7, 2011.

  1. MsMoss

    MsMoss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but it dont sleep long just a few moments. Is that a good thing that they close their eyes and get all zoned out looking?


    so far Spartacus is a very calm lil bugger too. when I'm holding it, it'll just sit there for a very long time holding still. just looking around, or laying its head down or just resting.
     
  2. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Think of how you feel when you're getting a massage, or someone else is combing or brushing your hair -- it's that "ahhhhh" factor [​IMG] My turkey hen does the same thing. I love it! She slowly sinks to the ground and zones completely out. [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My Ameraucanas just LOVE to have their beards and muffs tickled.
     
  4. MsMoss

    MsMoss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good to know!!! cause I sure love holding my lil turkey!
     
  5. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

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    This is Barnham, the bearded hen. Her mother abandoned her when she was a week old, after a hail storm killed her other 11 brothers & sisters. We brought her in the house & raised her. Now, at 7 years old, she STILL runs up in front of us , so we will pick her up & carry her around. She LOVES sleeping in our arms while being carried around.
     
  6. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here

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  7. MsMoss

    MsMoss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awwwwwwwww! How, other than holding a lot, an being gentle , do I ensure as best as these things can be, Spartacus wants to be friends when it* we're not sure of gender, they're strait runs* gets older?
     
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] Does look like a bit of "stink-eye", huh! [​IMG] Sorry Em, but she'd [​IMG] LOVE [​IMG] you too!
     
  9. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here

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    Quote:Love to peck out my eyes, I know. All Turkeys go straight for my eyes.
     
  10. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I have goggles for ya, come pet her! [​IMG]
     

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