Tame chickens **PICS**

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by noodleroo, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
    Rockport, Tx
    I just thought you'd like to see my babies with my granddaughter. She is 5 yrs old and never been around chickens before and the chickens have never been around children. My babies are just 9 wks old and they let her hold them, pet them, feed them out of her hand (which is something I never do). We had the best time; all were very gentle with each other....
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    She asked if I'd show her how to hold one so she learned how to pick up and hold a chicken with our little roo...
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  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    That is adorable. [​IMG]
     
  3. AKsmama

    AKsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How sweet! Your granddaughter is beautiful. I hope at least some of ours will be tame enough to be fed and petted by my girls.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Beautiful!
     
  5. bildo6

    bildo6 Out Of The Brooder

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    we have one chick that we hold a lot trying to make/keep her (i hope shes a her) tame. our 3 y/o does well with the few hens we have. now if i can stop her from giving them so many treats
     
  6. roosterdog

    roosterdog Out Of The Brooder

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    Sweet. Iread your page on how to tame and we have done the same. All 12 of my babies (7 weeks old now) are very tame.


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  7. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
    Rockport, Tx
    Quote:Its amazing how easy it is, isn't it....Its really all about what comforts them....
     
  8. Pineywoods Peepers

    Pineywoods Peepers Certified Poultry Accruer

    I tried your method, and it did seem to calm most of the chicks I tried it on. But some weren't buying it, and one of the New Hampshires bit me! I must be doing something wrong. Do you have a picture tutorial? [​IMG]. I just got my chicks yesterday. Is it too soon to start??

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  9. whillo

    whillo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice Noodleroo! I have 8 four week old chicks and one 7 week old grandson that I'm training them for! I hope to one day introduce him to the chickens and let him fall in love with them the way I have. Touch touch touch handle handle handle love love love. I think it will work. How exciting to see your granddaughter holding your chickens. Everyone looks so happy!
     
  10. mlove

    mlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww such sweet photos.
     

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