Chicken acting strange

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kyobona, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. kyobona

    kyobona New Egg

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    Hi there,
    I have a couple of chickens and they are all friendly. They happily lay down on my lap and they love to do softly patted. But for some reason, when they are sitting happily. My chickens will slowly start to open their mouth and leave it open for a while then slowly start it. Does anyone know what type of behaviour they are displaying?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Could be they are warm.... it's a way of cooling.

    Or... gapeworm??????
     
  3. kyobona

    kyobona New Egg

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    A way of cooling, that sounds about right. Thanks for your help
     

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