Hi All. We have 10 chickens now, all raised from a young age, but only three were hatched in our incubator. All three came from sets where theirs was the only egg to hatch, and for all three we found companion chicks as quickly as possible, thinking it might not be a good idea to have chicks being raised on their own (this is why we've ended up with 10 chickens!). These three incubator chicks have been much friendlier than the others, which we got from various places at ages between 1 day and 5 weeks. So I was wondering, were these chicks especially friendly because they are only-chicks (and so, for a period of a few days, had no one but us for company) or do chicks reared by humans from hatch tend to be friendlier than bird-reared chicks regardless of the number of siblings they have? Also, there is plenty of advice out there on chicken forums about how it's best to raise chickens in the company of their peers (should that be peeps?), but how many of you have tried raising a chick all on its own for any length of time, and what were the consequences? Thanks for any thoughts on this!