chicken smarts

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

  1. ccabal

    ccabal Chirping

    Aug 1, 2013
    We watched this BBC documentary yesterday on YouTube "The Private Life of Chickens",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 Crossing the Road

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    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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