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Old log in the pen

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LaurelRidgeDreams, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. LaurelRidgeDreams

    LaurelRidgeDreams Songster

    Jan 23, 2010
    Mountains of NC
    Is it safe to put an old log in our chicken pen? I'm trying to think of different kinds of chicken entertainment. [​IMG]

  2. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Yep ~ I have an old tree stump/root in mine. They climb all over it and fine bugs under and around it. I also have a lot of large rocks in the run ~ they come with the land here!
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I have a few stumps in my run, so I think they'd like a log.... [​IMG]
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    The chickens really like it if you go out and roll it over every few days, that way they can get the bugs that were hiding underneath. When they see you walk up to the log they'll start going crazy [​IMG]
  5. SmartyChick

    SmartyChick An Official Milkmaid

    Oct 19, 2009
    Sullivan County NY
    great idea! Mine have a few large rocks on their run. They love to play "king of the hill" on them. I think mine would love on old log. Also we put a couple bars in the run and our flightier birds perch on them.

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