Entertainment?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OhMyItsAndyy, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. OhMyItsAndyy

    OhMyItsAndyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So when my dad has finished building the bigger coop for my hens, i was wondering what i could use to make it more entertaining for them. I'm gunna have a couple of roost's put up and place for them to dig... Any other idea's i could use? [​IMG]
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    I've heard hanging heads of lettuce so they have to work to eat it.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    A sand box for dust bathing.
     
  4. OhMyItsAndyy

    OhMyItsAndyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like, off of string?

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    Oh thats a great idea! Thankyou!
     
  5. chookchick

    chookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can put in piles of leaves, or wood chip, for them to dig through. And rotted logs for them to break apart to find bugs, etc...
     
  6. 95yj

    95yj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i love it, its like soap on a rope for chickens
     
  7. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:And if you put a handfull of scratch, BOSS, or mealworms scatterd in with the leaves, woodchips etc. they'll really be loving life. [​IMG]
     
  8. Harrietsmum

    Harrietsmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A large log or branch of wood for them to play on. Places to get up high.
     

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