A Silly Question about a piano & a chicken! :)

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by andischickenfarm, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. andischickenfarm

    andischickenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I've seen on Animal Planets Funniest Animals where a chicken would peck at a little kids piano and make it sound! Does any of you all have a chicken that can do this? And if so please post pics.! I thought that was so funny! [​IMG]

    Andi
     
  2. jmantoo1

    jmantoo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can teach them by putting corn on the keys.they will get used to the feed there and also its playing the piano.remove the corn and it will still peck for corn lol playing the piano cool huh?[​IMG]:yiipchick
     
  3. SlowHorse

    SlowHorse Out Of The Brooder

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    Probably not exactly what you were looking for, but a barnyard critter playing piano none the less. [​IMG]

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    And a link to a video, which doesn't have sound so loses much of the hilarity of watching him do it in person. You'll have to imagine. [​IMG]
    http://webpages.charter.net/slowhorse/piano.AVI

    I taught my horse to play a piano, honk a horn, bowl (yes, as in knock over bowling pins) and dunk a little nerf basketball into a little net using clicker training, give kisses and all sorts of other little tricks. and plan on doing the same with one of our chickies using the same method. I don't see why it wouldn't work with a chicken as well.

    Here he is several years ago, just learning to bowl (so started with only a few pins). He now has his own "real" set from the bowling alley. [​IMG]
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    Here are a couple of links, you can find TONS more info by doing a google search. It's all about the timing!
    http://www.clickertraining.com/
    http://www.clickertrain.com/whatis.html
     

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