Chicken Expiramentation idea/questions

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Eanwulfx, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. Eanwulfx

    Eanwulfx Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Everyone,
    I am not sure I put this in the right place but I would love your input on something that I was pondering tonight. When I rear up chicks normaly they go in a box with some food and water and thats about it, and honestly my chickens are not very bright. I was wondering if they where raised with more stimuli would I end up with a smarter chicken?

    Could I treat Chicks more or less the same way I would raise parakeets? Swings, dangly toys and mirrors for stimulation? I want to raise a small group of my current chicks and see if I cant create a smarter adult chicks.

    Do you think it would be possible to train chickens to solve simple problems in the name of earning treats? Like Hit the correct colours and open a little door and get some BOSS as a reward?

    Does anyone use "bird" toys for there chickens? Do they like/ use them?

    --Well it IS random AND rambling!
    Seth
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Chickens can be trained, and food is the great motivator.
     
  3. Chirpys Mom

    Chirpys Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    Have you tried out your ideas and if so how's it going?
     

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