Some flocks take right to The Chicken Swing with no training at all, while others need
a little help. Even if your chickens are already using their swing, it’s a pretty neat
trick to train them to swing on command.
Here are 10 easy steps to help you get your chickens swinging!
Hover over each image to quickly view each step, and click on the images to read all about each step!
try it again. Encourage them, but do not overdo it. If they get too flustered,
come back and work on it later. This step can be a two or three day thing.
Note: It is not always the trained chickens that enjoy swinging the most. Some of my best swingers have never actually been placed on a swing, but have found the nerve to try by watching one of their flock-mates swinging.
If you still need some help getting your chickens to use their swing, please feel free to contact us here. We love hearing from our customers, and are more than happy to assist you in whatever way possible.
Note: We've found that sometimes the issue with getting your chickens to swing has to do with the set up of The Chicken Swing in your coop. Don't worry - we can help you with this as well. If you think the set up of your swing may be part of the problem, please have a picture of The Chicken Swing in your coop or brooder on hand so that we can better assist you. Thank you!