Trying to Convince the Parents...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by bantam0907, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. bantam0907

    bantam0907 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am a current 4H'er and i showed two silkies last year, unfortunatly my roo died and it devistated me and my hen, i want to get another to keep her company but i have to convince mom and dad that they want another chicken. Easier said than done. Ive tried just about everything, any ideas?
     
  2. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    say that you will pay for it and that your female is really lonely and you dont want her to die from being lonely. she needs a partner. tell them the experts on byc say that you need to get another.
     
  3. bantam0907

    bantam0907 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok! ill give it a try! they do love the hen, nice approach! [​IMG]
     
  4. silkiechick236

    silkiechick236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Umm, I thought everyone knew you can't have just one chicken [​IMG] It's against the rules [​IMG]
     
  5. fluffychickens

    fluffychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Show them you really like the chicken or you could really annoy them [​IMG].You could also say you will take full responibility for the chickens.
     
  6. bantam0907

    bantam0907 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They know i will take care of the chickens! I always have they are my life! I check them in the morning before i leave and i see them before and after i go to work and in the evening i sit outside for an hour with them! I talked to them last night and they said maybe. But if i get another ill have to wait till spring
     
  7. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

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    Good Luck!
     
  8. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chickens dont do well alone they are flock animals you REALLY need another one for the well being of your hen and you should get one before spring.
     
  9. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would recommend hearing them out, be very respectful and mature, don't give them any reason to say no. Calmly and politely counteract any of their arguments. Whatever you do, don't lose your cool because they'll call you on it. Good luck!
     
  10. jenni2142

    jenni2142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do a good deed and rescue a roo. There are many roos out there that need homes. Often you can get one for free. Your hen really does need company. You are gone too much through the day and she will get lonely.
     

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