Keeping me hens entertained

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by emilyschartz21, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. emilyschartz21

    emilyschartz21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anything I can do during the winter to keep my hens entertained so they don't pick each other's feathers?
     
  2. Americano Blue

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    Hang a head of cabbage. they will have to hit and play with it in order to eat it.
     
  3. emilyschartz21

    emilyschartz21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried that but they don't like cabbage.
     
  4. Americano Blue

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    you could make a treat ball. It's a usually a DIY ball with different size hole in it that you fill with scratch and seed. you could also build a swing for them
     
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    emilyschartz21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of swing could I build for them? I found a treat ball online like that. Does it really keep them entertained?
     
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  7. Americano Blue

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    Yes the treat ball is WONDERFUL.
    You can just get a large tree branch, dill a hole in both ends and tie a rope
     

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