How to raise Backyard Chickens?

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Raising chickens for your personal poultry needs or as a poultry business requires as much devotion, time and effort as any other business.

Most of all, it’s about how you manage to raise your chickens in a comfortable, happy, friendly environment. You can raise a few chickens or add to your flock keeping in view of all the essentials is always recommendable.

So let’s go in detail, do you know that you can actually train your chickens to come on your call?

Yes, it’s quite possible that chickens have the intelligence to learn to accord studies say, adult hens have basic an understanding of structural engineering and the ability to navigate by using the sun’s position.

Chickens are smart enough to recognize their flock members by facial features and have their own way of communicating with each other. Some studies say that chickens can remember 50-100 different faces.

You can see in many fun videos where people actually train their chickens; run them through obstacles, or solve game puzzles/mazes. You can train your chicken flock to come back when they are free-ranging in the yard . Training chickens is just like training your dog. As dogs associate with the sounds you make and respond in its reactions, well, so do chickens. They respond to your voice or the sound you make to call them, reward them with a small meal, or feed them.

You can use a bell or a buzzer to call your chicken and make them associated with that voice. Let the bells ring until your chicken eats its food. Make sure that all chickens get the equal level of food.

Most of all, it’s about how you manage to raise your chickens in a comfortable, happy, friendly environment. You can raise a few chickens or add to your flock keeping in view of all the essentials is always recommendable.

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