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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fishandchix1, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. fishandchix1

    fishandchix1 Chirping

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    I read that you can train your chickens simple commands like to come and stay. Who here has done that and how did you do it. I would really like to teach mine to do that I think that would be really cool. Let me know!
     

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    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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  3. lovemy6hens

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    They're definitely motivated by food. I'd love to know how to train them to stay. Does anyone have suggestions for that?
     
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    centrarchid Free Ranging

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  5. lovemy6hens

    lovemy6hens Songster

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    Thank you, @centrarchid!
     
  6. JacksFarmNGardn

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    I'm just working on training my lil chick chick to perch on my hand,lol and when she gets bigger my arm,so i can walk around with her like a parakeet without her worrying im gonna drop her or she'll fall. I'm still new to owning my own chickens,but i want to try letting mine out for a bit to free range this spring and be able to call them to go in their run. I think my food container may help train,they go nuts and follow me when they see it!
     

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