If they’re not scratching for bugs or running around courting or taking sunbaths, chickens love hanging out in the peanut gallery. From up in the peanut gallery, they can keep an eye on what is happening down below. For chickens there is a lot to watch. Which rooster is the dandiest. Which rooster fetches the best earthworms. Where the best nesting spots are. Who has the juiciest gossip to share.
Chicken society is complex. Chickens have a lot to do and see.