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CHICKEN SWING

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BackyardAnita, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. BackyardAnita

    BackyardAnita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a chicken swing for my chickens. How do i get them to use it? Do they just need time to discover it?
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They prob need to just realize it wont hurt them. btw, whats a chicken swing? it sounds fun :)
     
  3. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a pic you could share? never heard of a chicken swing before!
     
  4. BackyardAnita

    BackyardAnita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this video on youtube of a chicken swinging on a chicken swing. It's a great way to entertain your chickens, making a jungle jim for them.
     
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  5. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can a chicken be taught to use a chicken swing if they haven't grown up with one?
     
  6. BackyardAnita

    BackyardAnita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  7. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is so cool! Now I want to get one for my girls!
     
  8. aldarita

    aldarita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, I would think that the constant motion would make them dizzy and would not like it, apparently these chickens in the video seem to enjoy it. Amazing, I never would have conceived an idea like this as much as I think about ways to keep them entertained in the winter so they can have less squabbles.
     
  9. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    I love it! I'm going to build one tomorrow! I have no doubts at all that some of my 20 chickens will get some use out of it.
     
  10. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    I built it, and they came! Or rather, they got used to it, and then hopped on for a test drive! It was the youngest member of the flock, Mable, a five-month old Welsummer, who had the courage to try it first.[​IMG]
     

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