Teaching Days of Week

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wyomingsundancer, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. wyomingsundancer

    wyomingsundancer In the Brooder

    Sep 25, 2009
    Has anyone attempted to teach their chickens how to tell the days of the week? Our cat knows weekends now. I was wondering if feeding a treat only on weekends would possibly work.

  2. mdbokc

    mdbokc Songster

    Jun 22, 2009
    Oklahoma County, OK
    Sounds like deprivation to me. [​IMG]
  3. crooked stripe

    crooked stripe Songster

    Jan 14, 2008
    N.E Ohio- Suffield
  4. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Songster

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    I don't know about chickens, but I used to have a cockatiel who knew when Saturday was, because he only got birdseed as a treat on Saturday morning. As soon as I uncovered him on Saturday, he'd start searching for his treat, but he knew it was not there on other days.

  5. Uzuri

    Uzuri Songster

    Mar 25, 2009
    Well, they did that thing a bit ago that seemed to indicate that chickens can count... if they can count, they can probably recognize patterns.

    About the best you could do is Treatday, Nottreatday, but still.

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