Gift Treats & Ideas for Chickens? (call me mad..)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by purplesquirrel, Nov 29, 2014.

  1. purplesquirrel

    purplesquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried googling 'gifts and treats for chickens' but all that came up was '...for chicken lovers'

    Thought it would be fun to concoct or create some sort of chicken treat, interactive if possible. Like how you would a chimp in a zoo, a challenge with a reward maybe?

    Along with any one else who would like to contribute an idea, I have written a small list of ideas I thought of that I will be doing, would be awesome if anyone knew any more, just for fun :)



    * Drill holes in small logs and fill with suet and seed, lie on the floor, or stake in the ground vertically.

    * fill a plastic drinks bottle with seeds! drill holes and suspend from something

    * pack a coconut husk with suet and seed and stale bread and hang up



    Any one have more?
    Many thanks :)
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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  3. purplesquirrel

    purplesquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome thank you :)
     
  4. spies04

    spies04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are great! Thank you for sharing!! I have challenges with boredom during the cold Minnesota winters and my egg breakage can increase. I will definitely try some of these.
     
  5. purplesquirrel

    purplesquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeh chickens look bored quite a lot, still trying to figure out if they are, or whether they are just chilling out haha. They definitely love food, and pecking and investigating, I think it helps with their bonding too :)
     

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