Why do your chickens like you?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Roosterboy, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. Roosterboy

    Roosterboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they see you as a moving treat dispenser, a companion, a protector, or something else?

    [​IMG] my bet is the treat option
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
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    The first one. I have something tasty and they want it. I cant eat around them cause they attack.
     
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  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would like to think companion, but I'm quite certain it's for the treats! I also believe they know I'm their protector but I think I'm liked for the bowls of yummy treats I bring their way. If I'm in the yard and have anything at all in my hands (bucket, cup, bowl, paper, etc...) they think it is something yummy for them and start hoping all over me! [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    With the exception of two that think I give the world's best chicken massage the rest of my chickens like me for one reason. They can't drive to the grocery store themselves.
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Yup I'm with you. IT's the treats. Especially if you call "HERE CHICK CHICK CHICK" [​IMG] Mine REALLY love me than!
     
  6. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Mine like me for the feed and water and treats.... When it comes to getting the eggs that is another story....
     
  7. bubbazmommy

    bubbazmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Treats, Treats, Treats!!!
     
  8. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine just want food and to be petted. Go figure. [​IMG]
     
  9. FarmerDenise

    FarmerDenise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Food first, protector second, foot massages last
     
  10. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My buffy’s especially love to hop up and be held. You pet their waddles and necks, and talk to them, they’ll be there all day.

    You sit down and "Sweetie Pie" is next to you clucking softly within seconds!

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