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Squatting girls - video clip

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I have seen quite a few posts asking what it looks like when a chicken squats. Here are a couple of clips of my girls doing 'the squat'.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EljweS9I5sQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjSjqinmFOg

Alice, Brucie and Lil Peep (Barred Plymough Rocks); Chico, Sandy and Pearlie (R.I. Reds); Esmerelda (Black Minorca) and Buttercup (Buff Orpington).


Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

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Alice, Brucie and Lil Peep (Barred Plymough Rocks); Chico, Sandy and Pearlie (R.I. Reds); Esmerelda (Black Minorca) and Buttercup (Buff Orpington).


Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

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Mine does that when I go to pet her or pick her up ... I just assumed it was a submissive thing.  smile

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Mine does that when I go to pet her or pick her up ... I just assumed it was a submissive thing.  smile


It is, it's a mating/submissive behavior. When they do that they're treating you like you're their roo!

Alice, Brucie and Lil Peep (Barred Plymough Rocks); Chico, Sandy and Pearlie (R.I. Reds); Esmerelda (Black Minorca) and Buttercup (Buff Orpington).


Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

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Alice, Brucie and Lil Peep (Barred Plymough Rocks); Chico, Sandy and Pearlie (R.I. Reds); Esmerelda (Black Minorca) and Buttercup (Buff Orpington).


Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

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post #4 of 5

I have six pullets that are 12 weeks old now and two of them do that when I pet them but the other four won't let me pet them unless I grab them when they aren't watching for me. lol

I have a husband, two young children, two dogs: Miri and Mara, two EE's: Friendly and Ellie, one Black Australorp: Licorice, one Barred Rock: Cloud, one Red Sexlink: Too Sexy, one Rhode Island Red: Cinnamon
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I have a husband, two young children, two dogs: Miri and Mara, two EE's: Friendly and Ellie, one Black Australorp: Licorice, one Barred Rock: Cloud, one Red Sexlink: Too Sexy, one Rhode Island Red: Cinnamon
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Actually, the Rhodie (Chico) was very skittish and would not let me pick her up. Now that she has started squatting she sits with me and lets me pick her up. Very cute.

Alice, Brucie and Lil Peep (Barred Plymough Rocks); Chico, Sandy and Pearlie (R.I. Reds); Esmerelda (Black Minorca) and Buttercup (Buff Orpington).


Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

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Alice, Brucie and Lil Peep (Barred Plymough Rocks); Chico, Sandy and Pearlie (R.I. Reds); Esmerelda (Black Minorca) and Buttercup (Buff Orpington).


Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

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