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Chicken Kid
02-07-2001, 12:25 AM
I have 4 chickens now as pets that I also show at the county fair in my state. If you like chickens post a message.

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Charlotte E.

margaret
02-07-2001, 09:58 AM
I like chickens! I'm sorry, but I don't have one as a pet, so I have nothing to offer you on that subject. But I do have questions! Can chickens bond with their owners like other pets do? Do chickens "play"? What kind of chickens do you have? http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/smile.gif

Chicken Kid
02-07-2001, 07:53 PM
Yes chickens can bond with there owner. But usally only if you have them from a chick,or you could have an adult chicken that is a calm breed like silkies and Slutans wich are natuarly calm. I have 2 light brahma pullets(under a year old female) and 1 brahma cockrel(under a year male)(brahma) This breed are gentle giants! Then there is my first chicken named pearl and she is a WCB(White Crested Black) polish hen. She will fallow me when I go looking for things for her to eat ,like: Worms,bugs. You should look these breeds up. I have not really had any experiance on chickens playing but it's posible. If you need any more info on chickens post another message.

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Charlotte E.

ilovehounds
03-01-2001, 10:54 AM
I have chickens :0) I did have about 8 of them but I sell them for pets, and just this winter I lost my male :0( They are not normal chickens, they are called Silky Chickens they have silky hair instead of feathers.

Heres a pic of my mom hen and her babies

http://www.geocities.com/the_hound_house/silkyhensn.JPG

http://www.geocities.com/the_hound_house/silkyhensn.JPG



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ownerof3dogs
03-01-2001, 07:34 PM
Those chickens are so cute. are their feathers just silky or do they really have hair

ilovehounds
03-02-2001, 08:07 PM
They have long silky like hair feathers around the neck , but the rest of the body has really nice soft, silky feathers. They have big featherd covered feet. The males are really beautiful.

tatsxxx11
03-14-2001, 07:59 PM
Couldn't bring up the pic. but your chickens sound so sweet and beautiful. I find all feathered "kids" beautiful and very interesting in their behavior. Thanks for sharing your "family!"