Chicken tricks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dsmdaryl, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. dsmdaryl

    dsmdaryl Out Of The Brooder

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    Was just wondering if anyone has any chickens that have learned a trick or has a neat quirk not normally seen in a chicken?
     
  2. karmical

    karmical Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well...I don't know if it really qualifies as a trick or even anything particularly extraordinary....BUT....my BR pullet will catch treats in her beak that I toss from my hand [​IMG]
     
  3. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    Florida
    I'd be impressed if you could train one not to poop in it's food / water.
     
  4. SillyChick

    SillyChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never thought of that before! Interesting........ maybe I'll give it a try........

    I heard some people train their chickens to go back to the coop without catching them after free-range time. They probably use a bell or a whistle to signal the chickens to march to the coop, or leave a trail of treats leading to the coop. One even sings to get them to the coop! When he stops singing, the chickens freeze. Very cool and fun!

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  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    closet thing to a trick my silkie roos can do is flick water from there beak to there head then shake there head to spike there head feathers
     

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