Boredom Busters for Chickens Not that chickens are intelligent enough to get bored tasty nibbles of wheat, seeds, fruit and molasses (hence you will find it is sticky to touch). Molasses were used, according to my old poultry keeping book, in poultry feed in days gone by, and is said to help the hens digestion.
Chicken Care After First 60 Days, General Chicken Care, Coops - Once feathered move into a coop! 2-3 sqft per chicken in the henhouse & 4-5 sq/ft per chicken outside run. Keep local predators in mind! Flooring - Pine shavings work best. Try the deep litter method for low maint. Food & water-chicken layer feed / pellets. Or make a homemade chicken feeder / waterer, Treats - Vegetables, bread, bugs, chicken scratch(cracked corn, milo, wheat) LINK TO THE The Chicken Learning Center here!