Can Chickens have Gas?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Ericasl, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this sounds crazy, but I was out getting eggs and I swear one of my hens passed gas. Is this a sigh something is wrong? There were only a few hens in the house at the time, I checked rear-ends all seemed fine. They had yogurt and oatmeal today. Is this normal?
     
  2. MissChessy

    MissChessy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I don't see why not! Since oatmeal has a tendency to give me gas, why not chickens!
     
  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Absolutely! And they can burp too.
     
  4. barnkat

    barnkat Out Of The Brooder

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    Sure they can! I've got a rooster who farts in his sleep...[​IMG]
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  5. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha! Barncat, those chickens look like they're leaning away from him because they know what's going to happen.
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Quote:That is what I thought! and he is leaning forward to let it go good! I am cracking up and I am trying to explain this to my husband but I am laughing too hard to talk! [​IMG]
     
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Love it barnkat!!! The picture is just too funny! [​IMG] Thanks for the laugh!
     
  8. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I haven't laughed so hard in years [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG I'm trying not to laugh out loud, everyone is still asleep, but that is TOO funny!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    My husband and I are both laughing at that picture!
     

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