Are there any toys that a chicken would be entertained by?

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  1. k3ti3

    k3ti3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I love my chickens so much and sometimes I get worried because I think my chickens are bored. Does anybody know any toys or objects that my chickens would use. I'd really appreciate the help! Thanks :)[​IMG]
     
  2. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!!

    are they house pets or outside pets?

    I like to string up a head of cabbage in the coop on cold winter days just out of reach...they love jumping up to get it. also giving them a pumpkin or melon to clean is really fun...they will make the melon rind paper thin.
     
  3. k3ti3

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    They are mainly indoors so I will try this out. It seems like a lot of fun, Thanks so much[​IMG] :)
     
  4. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sure! not problem! Warning, melon is messy, so you might not want to do that...they seem to like to flip it around. With the hanging thing, i do cabbage cause it lasts a while, but really you could hang anything that's hangable and edible :)
     
  5. Dueling Rooster

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    I like the cabbage idea, and cabbage is cheap too. I do melons and pumpins and it always amazes me the 'bowl' they leave behind. Just keep in mind that their poo may get a little runny from the fruit but nothing to worry about. Its fun to just watch them, they are smarter than people give them credit for especially when using colors and shapes.
     
  6. k3ti3

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    Great!!! and thanks for the info about the poop, because I might get worried otherwise!!!![​IMG]
     
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    Hi there Katie it's me sam.
     
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    Hi
     
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