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Chook hypnosis

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Nutcase, Dec 3, 2012.

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  1. Nutcase

    Nutcase Songster

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    Hi there
    does anyone know how to hypnotise a chicken?
     

  2. Ibicella

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    Hold them on their backs and stroke their breasts. They will go very still.

    Actually, it's not really hypnosis, but hypotonic immobility. Which means that their muscles relax so much they can't/won't move.
     
  3. Nutcase

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    I have tried that and it doesnt seem to work? what else could i try? people i know have been succesful with hypnotising chickens but i cant do it
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Darwin chooks maybe your chickens are afraid you'll hypnotize them and make them do stupid human tricks in front of an audience.[​IMG]
     
  5. Nutcase

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    Er...thanks for the advice!
     
  6. Lie them down on their side. Make sure they're watching and draw a white line with chalk. Then let go and they'll freeze.
     

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