When we put up the chicken run we had to trim some trees and work around and old tree stump with branches growing out of it. But we left a few branches so that the hens could have some shade and maybe a place to perch.
This morning I found Lucy scratching around the stump and after a minute I realized she was trying to get into the tree. So I picked her up and set her on the branch.
She sat there, happily pecking on some tree leaves, and when she was done, she flew down.
Then Ethel wanted a turn so I put her up there. I don’t know if Lucy or Ethel, or any of the other hens, will try to get up there on their own, but at least they know how to.