Many chicken keepers these days have friendly, tame flocks of birds they consider to be their pets. Who knew chickens could be such docile creatures? But, have they always been that way? Were they friendly from the day they hatched? Nope! It all depends on how the owner raises them. Taming chickens isn't very hard, but it does require persistence and patience. So how do you get your flock to be affectionate, lap loving sweeties? The answers lie inside!