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CHICKEN CHARIOT RACING 2007: The Video

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LittleChickenRacingTeam, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
     
  2. TucsonFrizzled

    TucsonFrizzled Out Of The Brooder

    What fun ~ [​IMG]

    Chickens running back and forth [​IMG]

    DH watching the video [​IMG]
    His Comment - The best reason I've seen yet for having pet chickens!

    Where are the Chicken Chariot Races located?

    Have you always used the plexiglass barriers?
    I was wondering how screen would work.

    How do you tell the winner?

    What do you do when the chickens:lau
    take off the chariot?

    Does that disqualify them or not?

    How many stable owners participate?

    How often do you run?

    How do you train?

    Cool
    Wendy and Fancie (more the cheerleader type then the jock type)

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  3. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    Where are the Chicken Chariot Races located?

    In Smithville, Ontario at PoultryFest

    Have you always used the plexiglass barriers?

    The track used to be covered with chickenwire.

    How do you tell the winner?

    The track is 50 ft long. It's a sprint from starting gate to finish line. Sometimes they turn around and head the wrong way.

    What do you do when the chickens take off the chariot? Does that disqualify them or not?

    If a chariot comes off, the chicken can still finish the race. However if the next chook crosses the line with it's chariot, it bumps the first one down a rank.

    How many stable owners participate?

    The race is open to 16 adults, & 16 children's entries.

    How often do you run?

    The winner's from the first 4 heats go on to the finals.

    How do you train?

    I have a short version of the track at home. Lucky was trained using grapes & sunflower seeds to get her to run from one end to the other.​
     
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

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    That was great! I'll have to admit though... my favorite part was seeing the BYC "Got Chickens? shirt! [​IMG]
     
  5. Kerr

    Kerr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where's Smithville?
    I'm in Bowmanville....just east of Oshawa
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  6. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Do you win money doing that or does your chicken just get a trophy?
     

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