Is it bad to make chickens run for treats all the time?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by SCOUT123, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. SCOUT123

    SCOUT123 Chirping

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    Yes or no
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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  3. BabyandCotton

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  4. limited25

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    Define run for treats all the time. How are you causing them to run?
     
  5. SCOUT123

    SCOUT123 Chirping

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    Running first and having them run after me, but only during the mornings and evenings. If it's not hot in the afternoons I might make them do it once or twice.
    We both get exercise this way [​IMG]
     
  6. limited25

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    Sounds like a fun activity for all. [​IMG]
     

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