15 Best Chicken Toys – Chicken Toys for Boredom

Chicken Xylophone Toy

If you thought your chickens couldn’t be musicians, think again. This colorful xylophone toy was designed with these birds in mind, and will make beautiful sounds when they peck at it. Just hang it in a spot that’s easy to access in case you want to remove it when things get too noisy.

A simple yet effective way to combat chicken loneliness is to add mirrors to their coop, so they can see and peck at themselves. This set also comes with four bells and grinding stones for additional sensory activities.


Colorful Loofah Shredder Toy

Colorful Loofah Shredder Toy

Chickens have an instinctual need to chew that will be satisfied by this colorful loofah toy. It’s made from safe, biodegradable materials, so it’s healthy for your birds to explore and peck to their hearts’ content.

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Chicken Swing Toy

This handcrafted, solid wood swing can be adjusted so it’s the perfect height for your chickens. Not only will it keep them entertained, but by getting them off the ground, they’ll also feel more secure.


Chicken Vegetable Feeder

Chicken Vegetable Feeder

Keep your flock active and healthy with this toy. Simply hang tomatoes, lettuce, or apples from the hooks, and then let your chickens entertain themselves while getting a snack. It holds up to 10 pounds of food and is made of rust-proof stainless steel.


Pineapple Foraging Bird Toy

Pineapple Foraging Bird Toy

Each of these artisanal toys is handcrafted with materials that birds can find in their natural habitat. They’ll condition their beaks to prevent overgrowth, and can also alleviate stress for chickens that are prone to anxiety.

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Chicken Treat Roller

This treat roller comes in a cylinder shape and gets high praise from previous customers based on how simple it is to use. It’s easy to fill with treats, for chickens to maneuver, and to clean up when play time is over.

Superhero Chicken Arms

Okay, this one is more for the chicken owner, but these plastic Hulk arms for chickens make hilarious props for photo shoots. These plastic arms fit easily over the chicken’s body and are available in two sizes for comfort. Keep in mind that not all chickens will be interested in wearing these arms, and you shouldn’t force it.

Vegetable String Bag

Eating vegetables becomes a lot more entertaining with this string bag that dangles above your chickens. These are sturdy enough to hold cabbages, lettuce, corn, and tomatoes, but if you’re feeling crafty, you can also make your own DIY hanging cabbage with a few simple supplies.

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4 Way Play Bird Toy

This elaborate toy is made from bright pine blocks and wooden beads stacked together, so your chickens can have countless chewing possibilities. The material is non-toxic and FDA approved, so you can rest easy knowing it’s totally bird-safe.

Noisemaking Bird Toy

Birds are instinctually intrigued by the jingle sounds this toy makes when it moves around. Your chicken will also be curious to peck the bells, colorful beads, and bamboo finger traps.


backyard barnyard Backyard Barnyard Chicken Bird Perch Rocker

Backyard Barnyard Chicken Bird Perch Rocker

Allow chickens to perch and rock with this fun take on a rocking horse. The sides are shaped like a chicken making it very approachable for even the shyest of birds.

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Wooden Jungle Gym

Previous customers of this jungle gym loved how easy it is to assemble, and how much their chicks were immediately interested in it. It’s suitable for small babies, who can continue to use this roost as they grow older.

Lixit Chicken Toy

Fill this toy with treats, like scratch or mealworms, and watch as your chickens roll it around to get the goods. This colorful ball dispenses food slowly from its openings for extended entertainment.


Super Bird Creations Paper Party Bird Toy

Paper Party Bird Toy

Throw your chickens a paper party with this toy that can easily screw onto their coop. It comes with several paper lollipop sticks that are fun to chew on their own, and you can also fill them with seeds or other treats for added excitement.


Katie Bowlby is Digital Director at Country Living, where she covers gift guides, product reviews, crafts, and TV shows like Yellowstone. She’s currently stitching up a cross-stitch pattern for the magazine’s next issue 


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