What kind of poultry bird can I keep in my bedroom?

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  1. DrJohnNash

    DrJohnNash Out Of The Brooder

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    What kind of poultry bird can I keep in my bedroom? I'm looking for a huggable and friendly poultry bird that does not stink.
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    LOL. Get you a small bantam Rooster-----that will keep you """up and active"""!! Keep washing it so it does not stink.
     
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  3. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Frozen Premium Member Project Manager

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    Doesn't stink? I suggest a stuffed one.

    For a house bird I recommend bantams, OEGB or serama. My experience has been the male banties don't seem to enjoy being penned, whereas the hens are tamer. Just my 2¢.
     
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  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Silkies don't mind confinement and they don't need perches, either. But unless you are willing to pick up the poop out of the cage twice a day at least, you will have an odor.
     
  5. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Are you willing to give up breathing? Willing to compromise your lung function? Perhaps not now, but in your future? A bedroom is no place for a chicken.
     
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  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree with this. Let a chicken be a chicken, they're really not meant to be inside a bedroom by themselves. Plus, they're pretty hard on the lungs, and the nose.
     
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  7. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to agree with this. Chickens generate a huge amount of poop and when they drop cecal poop, you'll wish you had no sense of smell!.
     
  8. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Frozen Premium Member Project Manager

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    Only poultry allowed in my bedrooms are wet ones still in the incubator in said room.
     
  9. peeper89

    peeper89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    get a little coop and 2-3 banty to go outside next to bedroom window. they will enjoy sunshine and you enjoy view[​IMG]
     
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  10. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2x- but you can keep some chicken noodle soup in your bedroom[​IMG]
     

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