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Chickens

Episode 2 of 3

Jimmy Doherty reveals the hidden lives of farmyard animals. He visits a farm in Devon to find out how chickens work out the pecking order and how they communicate with chicks.

Jimmy Doherty embarks on a quest to reveal the hidden lives of farmyard animals. He finds out about chickens: often taken for granted, what really goes on inside their brains? On a farm in Devon he finds out how chickens decide the pecking order. He also tries to find answers to questions such as how do chickens communicate with their chicks? How can chickens look in two directions at once? And can hens really change sex?

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59 minutes

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Last on

Sun 1 Sep 2019 02:55

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:06

    Mumford & Sons

    The Cave

  • 00:10

    Mumford & Sons

    After the Storm

  • 00:33

    Sigur Rós

    Ba Ba

  • 00:52

    Noah and the Whale

    2 Atoms in a Molecule

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jimmy Doherty
Director Ishbel Hall
Producer Ishbel Hall
Producer Colin Cameron
Executive Producer Greg Lanning

Broadcasts

  • Thu 15 Jul 2010 20:00
  • Thu 15 Jul 2010 22:00
  • Sun 18 Jul 2010 23:35
  • Mon 19 Jul 2010 20:00
  • Tue 20 Jul 2010 00:20
  • Tue 20 Jul 2010 00:30
  • Wed 1 Sep 2010 00:00
  • Mon 20 Sep 2010 03:35
  • Mon 2 May 2011 23:30
  • Sat 27 Oct 2012 18:15
  • Sat 31 Aug 2019 20:00
  • Sun 1 Sep 2019 02:55