New chicken owner! :-)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HanKirk, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. HanKirk

    HanKirk New Egg

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    Hi, I have two warrens which I have named Elsey & Gladis, we got them as pets and the added bonus of eggs is brilliant. Still getting used to handling the girls as they are not very tame! (Bit nerve wracking) any tips for a new chicken owner? I've had a quick scout around the site and looks great!! Thanks from sunny England :)
     
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the site!

    Treats are a great way to win their love
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Yes, the way to a chickens heart is thru their stomach. You may want to visit them at the same time each day and give them some little treat. They will come to wait for you and anticipate your arrival. After a bit, maybe sit down in their run and offer treats near you. Soon they will be climbing into your lap and discovering you aren't so bad after all.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello, Hankirk, and [​IMG]! Great to have you you aboard! Good luck to you and your flock!
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Try some chicken scratch (not too much) that will do the trick!
     
  7. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome....so glad you joined BYC

    Best wishes to you bribing your new pets :)
     
  8. BackyardBaers

    BackyardBaers Out Of The Brooder

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    Ours warmed up to us by giving them yogurt. They love it!
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us!
     

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