can you buy/make any type of chicken toys?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by silkie4300, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. silkie4300

    silkie4300 Out Of The Brooder

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    i was wondering if anyone hade any ideas for toys to play with when im not at home i have a perch but thats it.
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright I have never thought about toys for my chickens before that is a good
    one I'll have to admit as the only time I've seen birds play with toys is at a
    carnival and they would put little outfit's on them also [​IMG]

    I guess for the most part if you do not mind the mess put some paper and just
    a little and they will have it shredded by the time you get home from school [​IMG]


    Or some leaves in the yard to scratch around in [​IMG]


    Get a bowl of worm and put them on the ground and watch your chickens have fun [​IMG]
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    I am not sure what chickens might play with, but they can still be entertained with things like hanging cabbages, hanging apples, pecking seed blocks, ect. There is a thing on the market, it is a small plastic ball that you load with seeds. As they roll it, the seeds come out.

    Chickens also like to climb on ladders and other areas that might be high up.

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  4. Welcome to BYC![​IMG].
     
  5. ThomasMcD

    ThomasMcD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Personally, and from hearing others, a "Flock Block" Is a great treat for chickens to mess with, and eat. They are cheap, and last for a long time.[​IMG]
     
  6. silkie4300

    silkie4300 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you for all your answers they were very helpfull i thnk im going to hand food as my chicks love to jump around a lot , lol!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Leaves, bales or flakes of hay/straw for them to scratch around in (throw a little scratch in the pile) usually keeps them entertained for awhile.
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I like the hay idea, good luck to you.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Maybe they'd like to watch Animal Planet. [​IMG] Just kidding.
     

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