New to gamefowl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OldMcDnld, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a couple of what i believe to be american gamefowl hens. They're terrified of me and i want to know how I can get them to be more friendly. Anyone have any advice?
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Treats are the key to taming them down as the way to any chicken's heart is through its stomach. There is a good article at http://www.mypetchicken.com/backyar...-run-away-whenever-they-see-me-Can-I-H57.aspx on how to use food to tame them.
     
  3. corewassen87

    corewassen87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah treats are the game changer. All my chickens were super skiddish right away but a couple weeks and a few pounds of shredded cheese later were best friends and they come running when they hear the patio door
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They also like mealworms - [​IMG]
     
  5. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like I need to pick up some treats. I have scratch but i dont like to give a lot of it. I only get to spend time with them a few days a week because of the hours I work
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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