But, if you've laid down a good foundation, and keep it up...and are patient!...they eventually get back in line! (just like human kids! lol!)
Chicks learn who they feel safe with, and who gives them treats. So, when they are little, letting them sit in your lap each day, (on a towel!) while you talk to them, pet them, etc. reinforces those things.
Thank you, I hope so, too. I told him before he went to work about the wire, but don't know if he's gotten back to 'civilization' yet. Dh said that, if not, he can wire cardboard around the lower sides of the cage temporarily.
Love All Life, Thank You For Posting! :)