Enrichment for the flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by fleamarketfred, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. fleamarketfred

    fleamarketfred In the Brooder

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    My flock is in coop most all the time. Is the any thing I can do to enrich ie toys for them the time they are in. I might be too tender hearted I hate seeing dogs tired up. I have done about all I can for the dust and gravel lots of roasting spots.
     
  2. chickenlover09

    chickenlover09 Chirping

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    I'm new to chickens, but you can tie lettuce hearts and things like that up at the top of the run/coop and it's funny to watch them jump up and get them. My neighbor's kids like playing "fetch" with them, with food of course. Is there an area that you can let them run around? I chicken proofed the side of my house and I let them run around there during the day sometimes. It gives them more bugs to dig up and there's lots of pebbles and rocks that they like to dig up.
     
  3. fleamarketfred

    fleamarketfred In the Brooder

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    I let them out in the evenings after I get home and let them do their thing. Just looking for something to keep them from getting ocd and pecking
     

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