Chickens Meet Spaghetti Squash. Or how to keep your chickens busy

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LoneCowboy, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    I read somewhere on here about putting winter squash into your chickens run, with only holes in it so they can keep themselves busy pecking at it. Well, it seems to work really well. I put out 2 since one was too small for everybody to get around. I still think I should put out 3 since the lower on the pecking order are getting pushed away. I figure they will tire at some point, and the others will have a chance. It's quite funny to watch. Here are some pics of my girls.

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    Last edited: Jan 18, 2008
  2. Malbri

    Malbri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics arent working for me
     
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    I can't see the pic's either [​IMG]
     
  4. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Fixed the pics
     
  5. Malbri

    Malbri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool beans
     
  6. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] D what are the Black/white ones?
     
  7. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Longmont, CO
    Silver Laced Wyandotts I have 2 extra on the up coming order, want them [​IMG]
     
  8. Miss Sue

    Miss Sue Out Of The Brooder

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    That looks like a good party for your chickens! I'll have to try spaghetti squash.

    Susan
     
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] They're so cute!!
    I made a salad for myself for lunch - well I only MADE it so I could send some goodies out to the girls with my H on his way back to work.......

    Then I can sit at my dinningroom table, eat lunch and watch the girls - entertainment at its best!
     
  10. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are a troublemaker woman!!!! [​IMG] And um.um..as hard as it is I'm going to pass on that. I really want to get banty cochins and buff polish next. [​IMG]
     

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