Our araucana - is she weird or normal

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MiddleWoods, Jan 26, 2017.

  1. MiddleWoods

    MiddleWoods Just Hatched

    Jan 4, 2017
    We have a new araucana who is still integrating into the flock for the last 5 days. She was sold as point of lay but I suspect a bit younger than that.

    Anyway she is very very standoffish and quite a pain to catch in the run and puts up a good struggle, but once we catch her she is really docile and will sit on our laps forever, cuddle up, purr, eat out of our hands, and snooze if she gets a scratch.

    Is this an araucana thing, or a chicken thing, or is she just weird?
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

    May 4, 2016
    Somewhere in the Universe
    Normal for a chicken that probably wasn't handled much when she was young. Don't worry about it.

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