Study indicates that chickens prefer beautiful humans.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Spangled, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Spangled

    Spangled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's the link to the study: http://bitly.com/z1wg0P

    So. Chickens can discern beauty. Implications? Should I put up murals on the inside of the nestbox curtains so that the hens have something lovely to stare at while laying? I guess I feel a little guilty for not giving their house a fresh coat up paint this summer.

    I'm also a little perturbed that I have never spiffed up for them before going out to see them. I always put on my rattiest coat and boots and gloves and seldom run a comb through my hair.

    I just never thought of my chickens having any knowledge or preferences about beauty before.
     
  2. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing is more beautiful to chickens than food. Bring treats and they will think you are beautiful.
     
  3. Spangled

    Spangled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] You're right!
     
  4. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What you let your chickens see you without your "face"??? :D.
     
  5. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually now that you've mentioned it... They have been giving me the cold shoulder since I got my hair cut. A possibly a hint that I need a new hairdresser?? :lol:
     
  6. Spangled

    Spangled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very funny. No, really, I did actually LOL.

    But then I thought about it and maybe they aren't quite sure it's still you and are a little bit afraid as chickens sometimes can be. Wouldn't that be a trip if they noticed hair cuts and things like that? I bet they do. Or at least some of them probably do.
     
  7. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've noticed when I first come out in hats or hoods in the fall, the birds seem very uncertain about who I am. They seem to particularly dislike my faux fur hats. I think they're quite fetching. [​IMG]
     
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  8. Smoochie

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    Next time I have trouble picking out an outfit I know who to ask!! So Betsy what do you think.. "one cluck for the blue pumps and two for the peep toes". " I see a meal worm in your future... " :lol::lol: :lol:
     
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