Even though they are passive mobs (meaning they won’t attack you), in-game chickens are made to be very active animal creatures that roam randomly.
If you want a chicken to follow you in Minecraft, you need to know that it is “programmed” in such a way that it will follow players within 6 blocks if the player has any kind of seed.
What do chickens eat in Minecraft?
Chickens in Minecraft eat many different types of seeds such as wheat seeds, melon seeds, pumpkin seeds, and beet seeds.
Compared to other passive mobs, attracting and raising chickens is much easier because you only need seeds, not the final seed crops.
What food do chickens eat in Minecraft?
For the chickens to start multiplying, it is necessary to feed two chickens with seeds. For example, wheat seeds, beetroot seeds, watermelon seeds, and pumpkin seeds are suitable for feeding and raising chickens. And having hatched a chick, it will be possible to breed birds only after five minutes.
What Can You Feed Chickens In Minecraft?
Chickens in Minecraft only eat seeds. If you go to them with other types of food, you will not be able to interact with them. It doesn’t matter which seed you use; Wheat, pumpkin, melon and beet seeds can be fed to chickens. Giving them this food will heal them, and if they are healthy, these seeds will prepare them to reproduce. When the hearts fly away, they will look for another chicken to make a chick.