Visual fixation of a landing perch by chickens

@article{Moinard2004VisualFO,
  title={Visual fixation of a landing perch by chickens},
  author={Christine Moinard and Kenneth M. D. Rutherford and Poppy Statham and Patrick R. Green},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={162},
  pages={165-171}
}
Chickens were video recorded while making jumps or flights toward a landing perch, to test hypotheses about visual fixation behaviour. In the first experiment, varying the height above the landing perch of the food container providing the incentive to jump had no effect on head orientation, indicating that the birds were not fixating this object. In the… CONTINUE READING