What is the most fun chicken that will let you hold it

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by starfliker, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. starfliker

    starfliker Out Of The Brooder

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    Please tell me
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Tough to answer - lots of peoples talk about their silkies as being good lap chickens.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Orpingtons, silkies, cochins - most anything that is raised with a lot of interaction. Make pets of your hens - not your roosters. Overly socialized roosters frequently lose respect and become human aggressive.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Our cochins were our friendlest but in defense of the others, the cochins were handled the most. :thumbsup
     
  5. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    D'uccles D'uccles D'uccles here's here's some pics!
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  6. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    Our Cochins hate us and one is very mean and attacks people often!
     
  7. KatieBugg

    KatieBugg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My lap chickens and have been since the day they hatched, are 3-3 year old EE hens.
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    My Black Australorps are HUGE lap babies....they beg for me to sit down in the run just so they can pile on my lap. Some even defend the position closest to me. They are 2 years old this year and have been doing this since they were tiny babies.
     
  9. starfliker

    starfliker Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks every one and those duccles look so cute
     
  10. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    Yeah, and they're really sweet too! When ever Millie my D'uccle gets pecked she'll come running to me! And she will sit in my lap and let me snuggle her for hours!
     

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