Chicken enrichment "toys"

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by freddiethedog, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. freddiethedog

    freddiethedog Out Of The Brooder

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    I picked up a mini desk drum kit for $5 and put it in the run. I know the video is wonderfully bad, but I thought it was funny. BUT now I'm thinking they need a piano. Anybody know where I can get an old fashioned toy piano? Something without batteries? I haven't had luck finding anything online.


    Here is the vid with chicks and their drum set.


    -Best,
    Chris
     
  2. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those chickens have absolutely no Rythm, how do they expect to get to the finales if they can't even hold a beat? And don't even get me started on their singing! :rolleyes: tut tut tut
     
  3. microchick

    microchick Overrun With Chickens

    I agree. That was just freaking chuckleatious! Maybe I teach all young cockerels to play my electronic drum set. We have guitars and Ukes also but I think they would have trouble with chord fingering using their toes and holding the guitar at the same time.
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] Very cute!
     
  5. mjbws

    mjbws Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha omg cute!!! Here's a photo of a plastic but durable piano you can pick up at a Target or Walmart. If you want something more heavy-duty with more keys, there's a solid wood piano from a company called "Melissa & Doug, " retailing for around $65. Because of your post, I think I'm getting one now for my pet turkey [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Great idea!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You could make chicken sized agility courses(like for dogs) for chickens. Someone had a video on youtube where her hen does a slow but accurate course with no food bribes. It is really cute to watch. If you have the time and patience I imagine you could get them to do most anything.
     

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