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    Quote Originally Posted by ozeymumof5 View Post
    Yes they do change shells, you can design your own shell or buy pretty ones too lol. And you can hold them, the more sociable ones will come out and crawl on your hand.
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    Do they bite?

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    Quote Originally Posted by singa06 View Post
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    Yes, they sure can pinch!! they do it when they are scared...it's an automatic thing so they don't do it on purpose. It's best they get handled often

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    I second the chicken suggestion. Get 2 little female bantems. They'll keep eachother company, let you pat them, give you tiny little eggs, eat your scraps, and you just need to clean their cage once a week

    Whichever pet you choose, if it's a pattable pet it probably thrives on company, so if it's not getting much human company I'd be getting 2

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    I'm guessing I can't have chickens if I poison the lawn?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chickpea View Post
    You would not want them free-ranging on a poisoned lawn, or getting any poison spray anywhere near their coop.
    If you are poisoning the lawn instead of mowing, chooks do a very good job of keping the lawn down, they love grass!
    Mowing is done every w/end...but I do the 'weed and feed'. We only have a backyard no front....I mainly pioson come prickle time...do chooks eat prickles?


 

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