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will she ever learn to get on the roost by herself?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sheila3935, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a mix of 13 week old chicks. Some bantam some LF. I have 2 silkies, one will get up on the roost by herself ( I'm hoping her) The other a little black one will wait til I come in to lock up will walk right over to me and stand in front of me til I lift her up to the roost. She will stay there the rest of the night. In the morning she is down with the rest so I know its not some kind of leg or foot problem and I have checked too. My DD says she is spoiled and wants momma to do it. This is my first silkies. I will admit it is so adorable how she comes up to me to be put to bed. Its becoming routine. I go in pick her up give her a kiss and put her on the roost. The other night I had to work til 9. Told DH he would have to put her on the roost. She wouldnt let him so when I got home from work I went out and she was by the door waiting.( by the way door was closed and she was inside) Am I spoling her doing this or will she eventually get the hang of it?
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    How sweet! However maybe she needs a ladder to get up on the roost?? Is it too high for her? Or maybe you have a really "love chicken" on your hands. [​IMG]
     
  3. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a ladder roost. Has 3 tiers. The other silkie and my bantams can get up there, she just wont. Guess she just wants me to put her up there. [​IMG]
     
  4. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She just love you [​IMG] how cute!
     

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