Adorable chickens who live inside peoples homes, chicken coops and in backyards everywhere. Cute pet chickens who have endeared themselves to their owner's hearts just by being sweet, doing a special trick, learning something new or just hanging out with the people they love. Watch our Featured Video: Pet Chicken named Pearl does a trick. Find out how to train your chicken, care for them and just plain old enjoy them.
About Indoor/Outdoor Pet Chickens
Chickens make great pets but they need an outdoor coop to play in during the day even if you bring them in your house at night. Some people keep a pet carrier indoors to keep their pet chicken at night and put their chicken in a protected outdoor coop during the day. Keeping a chicken indoors is not healthy for your pet chicken or you. Chicken feces are high in nitrogen and chickens have dander in their feathers which can cause problems for people with weakened immune systems or breathing problems plus chickens can make a huge mess for you to clean up inside your house or apartment unless they have an indoor coop. Chickens need fresh air and sunshine. However, many people keep house pet chickens and don't mind cleaning up after their beloved little pets while others have found that as the house chicken gets older they tend to get more troublesome when kept indoors. Watch video's of pet chickens, find out how to train them, and care for them below. Pet chickens are fun to have. Many people keep their pet chickens inside the homes during times when they are injured, sick, when the weather is bad or just because they want to hang out with their pet chicken. Others keep their pet chickens in chicken coops outdoors during the day and bring them in at night to protect them from predators. Some people keep their pet chicken inside the house because they live inside cities that do not allow chickens yet. This works, if you only have one or two chickens and even then you need to have a caged area where you can keep them when you are not home or when you are busy. Having more than two inside the house can get pretty messy. (See Housepet Chicken Diapers). Outdoor chickens face danger from predators, mites, and sickness from wild birds but house pet chickens face other dangers, such as jumping into a dish sink, wash sink. bathtub full of water, or even into an open toilet and drowning, or jumping on a hot stove or into a pot cooking on the stove! (See dangers house pet chickens face). Chickens learn quickly, like to be petted, are easy to take care of and they love attention but as with any pet you must always remember to take good care of them and be a responsible pet owner. Take a look at some of the most adorable pet chickens we have found and pet chicken care tips below.
Featured Video: My Pet Chickens-Pearl Does A Trick
Pearl is an adorable pet chicken who will jump up on her owner's arm when asked too! So cute! "I have a lot of chickens, but my favorite is a friendly little minorca hen named Pearl, she usually jumps up on me any chance she gets but of course with the camera out she has to take her sweet time"--Kayla Jessup.