I found the best chicken toy...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by dwegg, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    A bale of wheat straw! [​IMG]

    I put it out and the girls just went for it and had a grand old time scratching through it, jumping on it, and finding whatever in it. They ALL loved it. I went and grabbed a beer and they demolished it in minutes. So much for me having to spread it around.

    Gone in minutes...

    I even gave a wedge of it to the little ameraucana and silkie babies...and they also loved it.
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2011
  2. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

    Jun 3, 2011
    Middle Tennessee
    That looks like regular straw - rather than pine straw. I love the idea, though. I think I'll give my chickens the same treat this week. :) Cute photos!
  3. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    whoops! I meant wheat straw...fixed it...regular straw... [​IMG]
  4. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
    Planet Earth
    Cute! I know my chickens love some fresh straw! [​IMG]
  5. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    Central Oregon
    Just make sure they don't eat any of it. It can cause crop impaction if they do. They have some pictures of crop impaction surgery caused from eating straw on this website.
  6. C17

    C17 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 27, 2011
    Where would you purchase this at?
  7. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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