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What Should I Do With My Shy RIR?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicky Crazy, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. Chicky Crazy

    Chicky Crazy Songster

    Feb 27, 2013
    I have a two year old RIR that I raised that I believe feels safer in the coop. She's scared of me and sometimes wont fit in with the other hens. But when I hold her against her will, she tries to get away, but will not hurt me! I love her and want to tame her. Can I? If so how?
  2. Free as a Bird

    Free as a Bird Chirping

    Aug 20, 2014
    New England
    You could try sitting with her when you give them treats or try feeding her out of your hand. That could at least get her used to you a bit.

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