A blog about animals and the ways people interact with them.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Happy as a pig in---
With days of nonstop rain, the little dittlers seemed bored. Some mental and physical enrichment was in order.
Birds can't go outdoors? Bring the outdoors to them.
You may know that puppies, children and other critters go through a critical period when they're highly receptive to certain kinds of learning. For instance, puppies who aren't socialized to other animals and situations never truly make up for the lack of early experience. So why not chickens? With Maewest and Bazooka showing signs of being ready for adventure--hopping onto my hands instead of running away shrieking--I figured it's the critical time for developing their teeny, tiny minds. Every youngster likes a pile of dirt!