Monthly Archives: April 2015

Feeding For Position, Redux Times Two, 4-23-15

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I’m still working with Sophie to be able to stand on four pods, one pod for each foot.  I thought I had the two front feet pretty good and started trying to work with the back feet.  It was very … Continue reading

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It’s All About Balance, 4-21-15

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Balance.  Balance in life.  Balance the workload.  Work-life balance.  Balance here.  Balance there.  Balance, balance, balance.  It’s about the balance. In clicker training our animals, balance is key.  We need to balance rate of reinforcement (RoR) with criteria.  Raise the … Continue reading

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Feeding for Position, Redux, 4-21-15

I’ve been to three Chicken Workshops with Bob Bailey and Parvene Farhoody.  One of Bob’s more well-quoted aphorisms is:  “Click for behavior/action; feed for position.” There are many applications to this idea.  One is, if you’re shaping for forward motion, … Continue reading

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