ORANGE golf balls work too!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rusty Hills Farm, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
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    I've always known the white ones work, but we didn't happen to have any so I swiped some orange ones from SO's old golf bag. They work too! New young pullet spent about an hour clucking all over the place--in the coop, under the nest box, on top of the waterer--before she finally laid her first egg right next to the orange golf ball in the middle of an empty nest!

    So in case you were wondering, orange does work too!

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  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    And did your eggs have dimples?[​IMG]
     
  3. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's good to know. I have seen some of those in the garage. Now I know I can use them if I need to. [​IMG]
     
  4. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    And did your eggs have dimples?lol

    [​IMG] That's a good one!

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  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I don't think chickens see color. [​IMG]
     
  6. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I've read they can at least see red because it does catch their attention and causes them to eat such as putting medicine in watermelon.
     

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