The chickateers have a "thang" for my DH

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  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yesterday I dragged my DH out to one of the coops to help me make some adjustments to a roost. The minute he walked into the coop, the three chickateers (my broodys chicks) went nuts.

    They all jumped up on the roost and from there, unto DH's shoulders. They were pulling on his ears, peeping in his face, playing with his shirt collar. DH thought it was cute at first, but then he realized that even chicks poop, so he had me remove them.

    Kinda hurts my feelings. The chicks are friendly with me, but they adore my DH. [​IMG]
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    There is usually a reason for such behavior, and with chickens, it often involves food. Does he have dandruff? Maybe need a shave?
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:No dandruff, he's bald. [​IMG] He shaves even on his days off, with I find to be a total waste of energy, but it's his face so....

    He's tall. Maybe that's the reason?
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    They do like to perch on the highest thing around. You are probably right.
     
  5. FeatheredFeline

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    That's just hilarious! Maybe he just looked like the most choice perch around?
     
  6. MeatKing

    MeatKing Songster

    Maybe they know "how much you love him" [​IMG]
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Did they see themselves in his shiny bald head? One of my cockatiels is absolutely fascinated by my hubby's bald head. Talks and makes kissing noises to that shiny manly head.
     
  8. maybe they know he is a sucker for a cute face. They know who they can con for a treat. Plus, if DH is happy and thinks they are cute, then momma can get more. [​IMG]
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Long ago DH came to regret telling me that I could have all the chickens I wanted, so long as my broodies hatched them. [​IMG]
     
  10. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    Quote:This explains so much. Start the chants.

    Broody! [​IMG] Broody! [​IMG] Broody!
     

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