Chickens in Trees

The author shares their experience of vacationing in Kauai and being surprised by the abundance of free-roaming chickens, some even roosting in trees. The author delves into research on the behavior of chickens roosting in trees, highlighting benefits such as increased confidence, access to food, and reduced spread of disease, but also mentioning the risks involved, like predators. There is humor sprinkled throughout the content, with anecdotes about alpha chickens and a playful discussion on the ‘pecking order.’ The author also touches on the coexistence of chickens and cats in Hawaii, sparking a debate on how to manage their populations.

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