They go crazy when I leave the room

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by crawfordmama, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I work from home, so I have the brooder set up in my office so I can keep an eye on my 2 chicks during the day. I also let them out to play for a good part of the day. Whenever I leave the room, even for just a few minutes, they cry like they're being tortured. As soon as they see me come back or hear my voice they settle down. They also follow me around the room so closely that I have to be careful that I don't step on them. Is this normal? Am I spending too much time with them?
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Heck, no! They're just babies. You're their care-giver. They love you.
     
  3. silkieroo

    silkieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats sooo cute! My current chicks are going through the "I hate mommy" phase. [​IMG]
     
  4. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! When is the "I hate mommy phase"? We're coming up on 2 weeks. [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickenChik

    ChickenChik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only wish my babies would do th√Ęt.
     
  6. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Mine do the same thing.... they've just imprinted on you and instinct says "call mom back before predators get me!" if they can't see you. Enjoy it while you can! They will eventually want to go out on their own and play keep away from you.
     
  7. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What age is that?????
     
  8. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My chicks do that too! Its so cute! I love them!!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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