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I know a lot of you are in the same position so I’m hoping you can help. Due to the bird flu outbreak my chickens are now stuck in their eglu cube and although they have a 3m run they’re used to running around our garden. I’m unable to get extensions for them and I’m hoping to get feedback from people who are in a similar situation. My main problem is not being able to move the coop but not being able to clean the lawn for months - we do it every week! Also what can I do over the coming months to keep them interested? What about dust baths? Is a lower appetite normal? Toy rotation - hygi
I have always been dead against the use of things like hamster balls. Really feel like an animal shouldn’t be in a situation it can’t escape from. But as you might have guessed, I had to revise my opinion. My current Syrian Hamster reall didn’t think the cage alone was enough and at every opportunity would jump/climb/dig out. I did try other boredom busters like hiding her food in toilet rolls or other food parcels, giving her more chew material and changing around her cage, but she still showed signs of boredom. As I can’t offer her any free range in my house (have a cat and too many lit