training chickens!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sunshine ducky, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. sunshine ducky

    sunshine ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey everyone, I just won a raffle at a seminar and got a ton of meal worms! I want to put those treat's to use and train my chickens like coming when called; but I don't know how to? I was hoping everyone could share some tips, techniques on how they trained their chickens. thanks!
     
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    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Adalida Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens actually come when called and so do my ducks!! It's pretty hilarious to see them all come running. Basically when they're free ranging, if I go outside and just start calling in a loud happy voice, "where's my peeps! Come get a treat peeps!" they all come on the run! Because they know there's treats and they're a bunch of foodies. It's more the tone of voice than actual words that mine respond to. I could probably go quote Shakespeare in my loud happy chicken voice, and they'd come to me. Just give them treats every time they respond and they'll learn in no time!
     
  4. sunshine ducky

    sunshine ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow thanks for all the help everybody!
     

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