'Chickenisation': Indonesian city hands out chicks to keep children off smartphones

'Chickenisation': Indonesian city hands out chicks to keep children off smartphones


'Chickenisation': Indonesian city hands out chicks to keep children off smartphones

JAKARTA (DPA) - An Indonesian city wants to lure children away from smartphones by handing out free chicks to school pupils to keep them busy, according to reports on Friday (Nov 22).. Read more at

The birds were kept in cages with signs that said:"Take good care of me."

"They will feed the chickens before going to school and after coming home from school. They will learn discipline," he said.

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