Skittish Chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by KathrynB, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. KathrynB

    KathrynB Out Of The Brooder

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    I have had my chicks for almost two weeks, and I handle them often. I pick them up daily and feed them out of my hands and take them outside, but it seems like they are getting more flighty instead of more tame ): Is this a stage they are going through or should I be doing somthing else? I have 3 light brahmas and 3 red stars, they should be about two and a half weeks old. Thanks for the advice!
     
  2. spartacus_63

    spartacus_63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is typical of what I am used to. They will not ever not be chickens. ;-) It is good to handle them so they are used to you. As they get older, they may even find that they like you. I have some lap chickens and some that only like me for my treats, and I socialized with all of them equally.
     
  3. KathrynB

    KathrynB Out Of The Brooder

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    thats good, I just hate to think they are scared of me lol
     

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