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Beak dragging on wood

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tstalker, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. tstalker

    tstalker New Egg

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    My girls have a habit of "dragging" both sides of the beak on our wooden deck

    They angle their head to one side and then the other while pulling back and dragging the sides of their beaks on the wood

    This happen to anyone else ?

    why do they do it?

    Tom
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Totally normal behavior. They are cleaning the sides of their beaks after eating.
     
  3. tstalker

    tstalker New Egg

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    Thanks....figured it would be something simple like that

    Small flock of 12 producing well thru the winter

    adding six chicks next month....black austorlops
     
  4. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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