One Smart Chickie

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Xploreorganics, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. Xploreorganics

    Xploreorganics Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    That's really cute and yes, I agree that a chicken can be trained solely by imprinting on their human flock-leader. In this video, it appears that the chicken is anticipating what is about to happen. Go to bed, means the lights are about to be turned off and a chicken needs to be where she's gonna be for the night once the lights go out. I don't know about the lieing down part though. I'm not sure if the chicken is following verbal commands or if it's a mixture of that and knowing what's next.
     
  3. Xploreorganics

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    This is the first time I have seen this non food related behavior. I can do this now at any time of day and she still follows the command. Not just at night ...and I have stopped turning the lights out. Very interesting for sure.
     

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