Our first experience with treats

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by pfenning_pfarm, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. pfenning_pfarm

    pfenning_pfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Today we decided to give the babies their first treat, a little bit of scrambled eggs. We put it in a lid and set down. They were not even remotely interested. Then I tossed a piece towards the flock of scaredy birds hiding on the opposite side of the brooder...that set off the kentucky derby apparently. I don't think I ever had so much fun watching something eat. Apparently, these chickens are not civilized and would rather not eat off a plate,lol. Oh well. I just wanted to share my first treat experience with folks who probably don't think I am completely crazy. Non chicken lovers just look at me like I have six heads when I start getting excited about the chickens. [​IMG]
     
  2. sakesler

    sakesler Out Of The Brooder

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    you should try ice cubes! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :d
     
  4. pfenning_pfarm

    pfenning_pfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Really...wont be too cold for the chicks??? Cause that sound like all kinds of fun!
     
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    You'll find that 1) chickens are very hesitant when it comes to anything new, so the plate probably intimidated them, and 2) competition is a huge motivator with chickens...lol. It wouldn't matter if one grabbed a piece of paper, they'd all be after it...lol.
    I don't think chicks would be interested in ice...maybe adult birds. [​IMG]
     
  6. OhMyItsAndyy

    OhMyItsAndyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awh how cute!
    plates intimidate huh? I might try removing plates from their treats... *Strokes metaphorical beard*
     
  7. pfenning_pfarm

    pfenning_pfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:He he he...I noticed that about them. It sorta reminded me of the dodo birds on ice age. MINE! MINE MINE!!! I love watchin them their so funny. I didn't think about the plated intimidating them, but that is a good point.
     

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