Snuggle Problem??

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by lvchicken, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    I just brought home 6 baby show quality Silkie chicks, 1 buff, 3 blue and 2 lavender split black. Well, the buff (Snuggles) loves the cuddle. Today I brought her outside for a little while. She was climbing all over me, then the bottom of my shirt raised a little and she darted in it!! She had her whole body in my shirt except for her little booty. Is that normal??
    I will upload pics as soon as a can [​IMG]
     
  2. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    Anyone? [​IMG]
     
  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Yes, she is looking for cover, just like if you where her mother! [​IMG]
     
  4. luvinmychickens

    luvinmychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
    Ohio
    I am NO expert at ALL! But... my guess is... maybe it was cold? I have only had chickens since April - and they were my first ones... So, best to wait for other replies. Take mine last.
     
  5. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    Quote:Thanks! Do you think she was separated too early?
     
  6. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    Quote:No, we were outside(101 out).
     
  7. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thanks! Do you think she was separated too early?

    they can't be seperated too early! They don't even have to see their mommy ever, even though I think it's sort of mean(the probably don't). Chickens are the kind of birds that can take care of themselves from the start. I forgot the word for that [​IMG]
     
  8. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    Quote:Thanks! Do you think she was separated too early?

    they can't be seperated too early! They don't even have to see their mommy ever, even though I think it's sort of mean(the probably don't). Chickens are the kind of birds that can take care of themselves from the start. I forgot the word for that [​IMG]

    Oh, okay! Thank you! [​IMG]
     
  9. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know enough to tell you if it's normal or not. Sounds darn cute though!
     
  10. Achickenwrangler#1

    Achickenwrangler#1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some like to sleep in your shirt too, you can tuck it in and walk around with your chick in there (in your shirt) Just remember to shake out the little presents you might find. It's not that she has to have a mommy to be a good chicken, but the hen will teach them alot, how to scratch to find food, hunt for bugs, fly into trees to evade, dust bathe, etc...but you can teach them, or encourage them to do it if you want..my feed store chicks learned from watching other chickens, really they didn't know anything - I taught them to fly up to a tree limb, and one evening I was glad I had (saved a chicken life)
     

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