can chickens swim?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by msmith2346, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. msmith2346

    msmith2346 New Egg

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    My kids and i were sitting here talking about my chickens. The topic came up can they swim? Can someone answer that.
     
  2. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    like a stone... i had a hen drown in my horse watering trough once
     
  3. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Nope....
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    No, not really. They don't have enough oil in their feathers to repel water like a duck does.
     

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