TV for chickens... More eggs? True or False?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by matthewschickens, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. The other day a friend told me that if you let your chickens watch TV for about a half hour each day, at about lunch time, they'll lay more eggs for you. I told him I didn't think that was correct but then wanted to know for sure. So, is it true or not?

    Thanks!

    Matthew
     
  2. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never heard this and since most chickens are kept outside, I'd say there are very few instances where this would even be feasible. I think that your friend was probably just messing with you. [​IMG]
     
  3. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Why don't you try an eggperiment? LOL

    Wait--is it HD or just regular TV? Any channels in particular?
     
  4. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

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    LOL [​IMG] That is so funny and would be some spoiled chickens!!
     
  5. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Just make sure you change the channel if a KFC commercial comes on. They might stop laying all together if they saw that! [​IMG]
     
  6. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Don't forget about the Chik-fil-a commercials either. They might incite your chickens to hate cows. [​IMG]
     
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Mine just forget about laying and fight over the remote. [​IMG]

    Is your friend a prankster?

    Seems ridiculous, but chickens are ridiculous. Give it a try and let us know. I would use an old TV. The dust might kill it.

    Imp
     
  8. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
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    Quote:Don't forget about the Chik-fil-a commercials either. They might incite your chickens to hate cows. [​IMG]

    Around here in the south you would have to add

    Popeyes (fried chicken)

    Raising Canes (chicken too) [​IMG]
     
  9. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Quote:X2 or the poo
     
  10. Moabite

    Moabite Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2010
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    They might lay more eggs, but I'm sure it would spoil their meat and lower their IQ's.
     

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