Crystals In the Coop

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Sugarskully, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. Sugarskully

    Sugarskully Just Hatched

    Jul 5, 2016
    Happy Fall Yall!!

    I was wondering if anyone uses Crystals in the Coop?

    what about a Prizim? Would that freak a Chicken out? with the rainbow effect.....

    I would like to place a few Crystals in my coop for my gals and guy, but was wondering if anyone else does it....
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop

    Not seen them in coops but years a go a friend had them near her horses stable and swore by them.
    I'm guessing if they were high enough away from the chickens so they could not eat them I can see no harm in having them in there.
  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi, welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I don't do that, but I don't think it will freak them out. They do see more color than we can, so it might even be nice.

    The place I got my goats had CD's hanging in the doorway to keep the ravens and crows from stealing eggs. They surely put off some sort of prism effect as they spin in the wind. She said it didn't bother the chickens at all.

    So, it might take them a short while to get over having something new, depending on how cautious your chickens are, but they should be fine.

    Good for you, looking for ways to make your coop more interesting and inviting! [​IMG]
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    you can buy prism garden tape to have around - Walmart had it during the summer and I'm sure it will be available on line somewhere. At least the chickens wouldn't try to eat it.
  5. JaeG

    JaeG True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Sep 29, 2014
    New Zealand
    One of our young pullets chased round the reflection off the bowl I'd taken out one day - it was pretty cute. We also have a cat who is deaf and she goes mental chasing reflections, car lights at night and lazer pointer lights so it did make me giggle seeing a chicken have the same reaction!

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