Chicken Farts

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MotherHen75, Sep 17, 2019.

  1. MotherHen75

    MotherHen75 Songster

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    I was holding my amerecauna hen, i believe she just finished laying an egg. And she farted. She tooted, and it smelled bad. Strange topic but, is this normal? Never heard of a bird farting before.
     
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Hi there. :frow

    They also burp. :sick

    Most people just aren't holding them or close enough to notice when it happens.

    Now I'm just guessing here.. but was it a pawhoo sound :lol: or did it clap? :gig
     
  3. Sequel

    Sequel Free Ranging

    :lau:gig I've heard some suspicious gurgles too!
     
  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    All the stuff I read about indoor pet pigs... NOT one of them warned of the farts that would fill the living room nightly. :rolleyes:

    My piggies have moved outside now. :love

    Where I can tell they're still farting it up when I tuck them in. :D
     
  5. HenOnAJuneBug

    HenOnAJuneBug Crowing

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    I've heard some of my girls toot. Took me by surprise. Sometimes when I'm doing the roost head count at night I'll do something different to see if I get a reaction. If I let one rip they start making comments that sound like, "Oh my!", "Did you hear that?", "Well I never!", "Hope it doesn't stink.", etc. Once when it was hot and I had my shirt off, I cupped my hand under my armpit and started cranking my arm to get repeated fart sounds (something I did as a kid). The whole place went absolutely wild; they were all standing up hollering in a clamor with me dancing around and laughing out loud. It was really funny.
     
  6. MotherHen75

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    If a princess were to fart, that’s what it sounded like. Mostly silent but deadly :lau
     
  7. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Wait until one motorboats your bare leg....confusion, disgust, hilarity and maybe disgust again if its wet.:D
     
  8. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Got to love this thread.:lol:
    I discovered they fart a long time ago but it took a couple more years before I heard one give a flat out belch.
    I would need some slow motion film to prove this but I think they pick their noses too.:D
     
  9. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Oh gah, I was cleaning the roos beard he had pine resin in it.
    I had him in my lap and his bare butt was on my belly "ill fitting work shirt".
    I guess I hurt him, he farted hard enough to spank my belly.
    The resulting noise made him leap from my lap and sound the predator alarm.
    No barking spiders are going to get my boy! :lau
     
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  10. HenOnAJuneBug

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    Tonight when I locked up the crew I tried the armpit fart thing again. Once I started to get a reaction, though, I quit because I didn't want to get them going again.

     

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