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chicken smarts

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ccabal, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. ccabal

    ccabal Out Of The Brooder

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    We watched this BBC documentary yesterday on YouTube "The Private Life of Chickens"

    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=...=_i61KIZ8lsQD3ALtncDgxg&bvm=bv.59568121,d.aWM

    Have any of you seen this. Once interesting thing they talked about is what fast learners chickens are. They claimed chickens sometimes faster learners than dogs.

    So I was curious who had interesting stories of smart chickens they have had?

    my experience:

    I do notice my girls learn pretty fast, especially when it involves food. After digging up my garden once, and they finding grubs, now I cannot stick a shovel in the ground without them all running up to me and crowding me, and its hard to get any digging done :)
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I saw it a couple months ago. I thought it was great. They have one on the private life of cows and one on pigs.
    It turns out, chickens are smarter than cows.
     

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