Chicken trees

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by JSB, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. JSB

    JSB New Egg

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    i put a post in here, I can’t believe all these chicken breeders can’t tell me if you can decorate fake Christmas trees in chickens yard, how disappointing.
     
  2. nminusyplusm

    nminusyplusm Overrun With Chickens

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    You got a lot of good answers in your other thread. It's a bad idea because chickens eat everything.
     
  3. ThenNotSoChickenMaster

    ThenNotSoChickenMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree. They will get curious and eat the decorations, and might even try to eat the tree itself.
     
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  4. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Chillin' With My Peeps

    I saw the other post and there was a lot of good advice there but it seems JSB you are not willing to take it ... If you are dead set on putting a decorated fake Christmas tree in your run by all means knock yourself out ! General consensus is it's not a good idea . Personally I think the idea is up there with chicken diapers and chicken clothing but it your chickens not mine .

    Good luck and let us know how it works out
     
  5. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!! Premium Member

    You could do a real tree. My only worry is them picking at the lights. :( You could light up the outside of their coop if they
    can't reach the lights.
     
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  6. chickenall

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    NO......
     
  7. JSB

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    Thank you
     
  8. JSB

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    No lights on tree
     
  9. JSB

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    I am new to this.. I didn’t see any reply’s thank you all. Not putting it in pen anymore. Wanted to use for shade
     
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  10. ThenNotSoChickenMaster

    ThenNotSoChickenMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem! Why not add a real tree? Get a medium size tree and plant it in your pen/run. You can try to protect the tree until its hard and solid by putting a temporary fence around it and/or putting rocks in the base so the chickens don't try to dust bath or scratch around the tree.
     
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