Nicer

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by duckking, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    short and to the point :)lol, how do i make my chicks nicer?
     
  2. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Time and treats. Are you having any specific problems or are they just skittish?
     
  3. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Overrun With Chickens

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    I sat with mine and read for hours at a time. Just sitting with them gets them very used to you. They are the nicest little (big) chickens now; follow me around and eat out of my hands...

    I've never had a problem. I should have picked them up more when they were little, but they still turned out great.
     
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  4. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Short answer: be with them. It takes chickens time to warm up to anything, including people. Try to handle them, feed them from your palm, and speak gently to them. Over time, they will become familiar with you and accept you as their caregiver. [​IMG]
     
  5. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THANKS GUYS, my gold lace wyanadote finally likes to get picked up:celebrate thanks so much.[​IMG]
     

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