Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by panner123, May 17, 2009.

  1. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    My son told me he is bring some crickets for the chickens. This is always fun to watch. We have ten runs with 50 chickens in each, each run will get a box of 1000 crickets. The fun starts when we place the box in the run and the chickens hear the crickets. We leave the covers on the boxes and try a string around them so we can pull them off at the same time. At first the chickens jump back because of the covers flying. Then it is on, a ckickens will pick up a cricket and run with 4 or 5 chasing it. Then this is repeated until the crickets are gone. Same are just hiding and will be found the next day. Some just get away.
  2. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    OH WOW! [​IMG] so many feathered friends in your family! Amazing! [​IMG] And the crickets in the box! Awesome idea! I need to try that! [​IMG]

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