I feel so Mean!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Tdub4chiks, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Tdub4chiks

    Tdub4chiks Songster

    Jul 8, 2010
    Constantia, NY
    I always feel bad for my girls with such a small outdoor pen, so I try to give them treats that they will love.

    But today, I tried to keep them from being bored. I locked them in their coop for a few minutes while I raked up some leaves and threw a pile in their pen. I cut up lots of grass to put in there, put some grit, scratch and a little crumple and spread in around the pen. Then, I sprinkled the whole pen, leaves & grass with mealworms.

    Oh, my gosh....they are out there digging & scratching, trying to find the mealworms. It will probably take then quite a while to find them all, but it is so much fun to watch. lol. I am so mean to my girls.

    Even Sadie stands there to watch the fun

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I always feel guilty too for not just letting them go free. But it would be a death sentence.[​IMG]
  3. Dora'smom

    Dora'smom Songster

    Dec 14, 2009
    What you did is so good for them, and keeps them entertained, too. I'm sure they love the chance to "hunt".
  4. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    Quote:They'll getcha for that!

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