Garden chicken mental health explained: What You Need to Know About the Psychology of Your Backyard Chickens

Chickens have mental health as the really are quite smart

For most people, chickens are just chicken: Something to grab at a drive-thru on the way to or from work or a child’s soccer game. Lots of people eat eggs but don’t think about where they come from. This is by the way one of the reasons why I keep chickens myself. Keeping them healthy is an ongoing concern, and my chickens’ mental health is very much a part of that.

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How far will a chicken roam? Do the stay close to home?

Two backyard chickens roaming

So, if you are planning to get a bird pet as I was, you want to gather all the required information so that you can create a healthy and happy environment for your feathered friend.

As I live near open fields I was worried my chickens would run away, and I started researching how far chickens actually roam.

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