Keeping Chickens entertained

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I come out to check on my chickens, they look board lol. What do your chickens have to keep enterained? Swing, ball, treat on a string? Just wondering. [​IMG]
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Maybe they just need to do some people watching - looking thru the windows at us
     
  3. frostbite

    frostbite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    0ops
     
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  4. frostbite

    frostbite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Storey's guide says they like watching television. How about installing a flat screen TV? With a well placed web cam, you could watch too.
     
  5. oldorchardfarms

    oldorchardfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, well for non high tech and unreasonable things could be go to your local tsc and buy them meal works they go crazy about it, they love to scratch so sprinkle some crushed corn down for them
     
  6. stickers

    stickers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny, I'm trying to imagine how a chicken looks when it looks bored, could u elaborate? [​IMG]
     
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  7. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good ideas, but if I get an flat screen then its going in MY room. [​IMG] Mealworms could work, maby My chickens look board when I come out and there just standing there, and when I walk up they all run up to me like I'am the most intersting thing in there world [​IMG] Do you guys know anyone on here who has an chicken swing, toys ect?
     
  8. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine always seem entertained when I put something new in the run. Straw, food, sticks.... Just something new to peck at.
     
  9. georgiagail

    georgiagail Chillin' With My Peeps

    We give our chickens an expensive and secure coop and run, good food, fresh water, nice treats...and we're supposed to entertain them to?

    Really?

    Gail
     
  10. Mavrik

    Mavrik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens are pretty self entertaining. If you want some excitement, throw a mouse in with them.
     
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