A few weird acting chickens......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Big Red Hen, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. Big Red Hen

    Big Red Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A couple of my Leghorns(almost 8 months) & my Dominique hen gets a dazed look sometimes....they'll just stop moving, look staight ahead and it kinda looks like they're gonna let out a big poop, but nothing happens. Then after that, they go on about their business, pecking and scratching, eating and drinking like normal.....[​IMG] Is something wrong?
     
  2. Amyable

    Amyable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it just for a few seconds? If they stood like that for an hour, I'd be concerned. Sounds inoculous. If they're laying fine and appear healthy otherwise, don't worry your head.
     
  3. Big Red Hen

    Big Red Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They do it for about 30 seconds or so....
     
  4. spammy

    spammy Out Of The Brooder

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    They are startled by something. Falling leaves froze all mine in time till they figured out it was nothing coming from the sky to eat them.
     

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