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Can your chickens count?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Noble Rooster, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. Noble Rooster

    Noble Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nature nut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for that article!! I love reading about studies they've done on intelligence of chickens. They really are amazing animals [​IMG]
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Oh course my chickens can count. They know they are suppose to get four slices of bread. Heaven help me if I try to sneak by with three.
     
  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    There have been studies done about chickens learning from observation, too, which is truly pretty amazing. If you search a bit that study should come up! It makes me so happy seeing science proving that chickens do have more going on in those noggins than most people would expect. Having seen chickens do some pretty astounding things, it's great that they're being acknowledged for the interesting and, yes, somewhat intelligent creatures they are.
     

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