Fernglade Farm
Fernglade Farm
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Commenced:
01/01/2005
Submitted:
08/04/2011
Last updated:
16/02/2016
Location:
Cherokee, Victoria, AU
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate





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Confused chickens and tree stumps

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Posted by Chris McLeod over 5 years ago

Weekly notes from Fernglade farm: A permaculture and organic small holding farm

They say that life puts theories to the test.

A couple of weeks ago, I remarked that I could never understand why people stated that chickens were stupid. For their size, they seemed to be reasonably alert. They know when the wedge tail eagles are flying overhead looking for a tasty chicken sized snack and they all communicate as a flock and run for the cover of the trees.

When the Kookaburra sings, the chickens stop and listen to whatever message the wild birds are providing.

Yet over the past week, I've come to think that chickens are not stupid, they simply just don't like change.

Over the past few days, I've improved - from my point of view anyway - the vestibule to the chicken enclosure. The chickens haven't liked it one bit and now refuse...

The full article is available at: http://ferngladefarm.blogspot.com.au/

The blog site is a weekly update of all of the activities going on at the farm here. Please feel free to drop by, read the text, check out the photos and ask a question or leave a comment.

Cheers. Chris

 

 

 

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