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11 week old roo lying chest down butt up?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nickie, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. nickie

    nickie Songster

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    After giving evening treats I noticed my 11 week old boy lying chest down butt up, way up, I've never seen this before or read about it, so I'm a bit concerned. Is there something going on with him or just a random chicken thing he's doing?
     

  2. nickie

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    I posted this in behaviors and egglaying because I don't know that it is an emergency, has anyone seen this or is it a symptom of something I should worry about?
     
  3. Bravo

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    If you walk up to him does he get up and run away normally? Is he otherwise healthy? If so, I wouldn't worry--it just might be a comfy position for him--especially if he just finished dust bathing [​IMG]
     
  4. coloradochick

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    Mine do this when they're relaxing, hanging with the girls after the weather cools down a bit. I'm sure he's fine [​IMG]
     
  5. nickie

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    Everything seems normal but that and I had never seen it before, so I wanted to check. When I walk up to him he pops up and runs to me with the "food!" Look so ya know.
     

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