My husband is the typical daddy. Mommy does all the morning feedings and cleaning up after the feathered kids and daddy gets to do the fun stuff. Like give them treats! All he has to do is holler "Sally.....worms!" and she comes running over like the devil himself is chasing her! As soon as Sally goes running I swear the chickens talk amongst themselves and say..."She did it again! Sally got us treats!" and they go barreling after her. Normally he scatters them on the ground but today he was letting Sally eat right out of the container. Their favorite is Happy Hens Treats. They go through them like mad!
When the rest of the Marans crew rushed up they joined right in, sticking their heads into the dried meal worms for their favorite snack. After several minutes of this mommy had to jump in and say "don't give them too much, they'll get a bellyache" (I know chickens don't get bellyaches, I was just being a mommy. LOL) Finally he closed the treats up and went to put them away. I guess the kids weren't done eating though, they followed him all the way back running right alongside that treat jar. They must have known daddy would stop and give them more before he put them away!
Spoiled little feather balls aren't they?
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