2012

(60 mins.) ... Date: (Aug 2012) ... Source: https://youtu.be/1c06xOF4uQ8


BBC documentary: with many interesting insights for those who run backyard chickens.

Chickens: a studying flock behaviour

... in natural settings, ranging free.

Jimmy Doherty embarks on a quest to reveal the hidden lives of chickens: often taken for granted. But what really goes on inside their brains?

On a farm in Devon, England he finds out how chickens decide the pecking order. He also tries to find answers to questions such as how do chickens communicate with their chicks? How can chickens look in two directions at once? And can hens really change sex?

WISH LIST - Location: Paeroa, NZ. The requirements below are located within 4-12 kilometres of Paeroa town centre. Our housing: 4-bedroom house with attached cottage; warm, quiet, private, with sunny garden area and 4-24 healthy fruit trees; Our covered areas: 1 double garage; 1 drive-in workshop (84-124 square metres); 2 storage sheds (each 48-96 square metres); 1 green house (48-124 square metres, working); Our land: 4-12 hectares of fertile, sheltered, well-drained, well-fenced, gently sloping farmland.

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See also ... → My Life as a Turkey (2012)


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