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chicken that likes to stand in water

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by amartinlb, May 20, 2010.

  1. amartinlb

    amartinlb Songster

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    I have a hen that is always going into the outdoor water pan. She tracks mud and stuff into the water and just stands there! [​IMG] None of the others ever do this. I don't know if somethings wrong? Is it a sign of something? Or she just likes clean feet!! What do you think?
     
  2. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I used to give mine shallow pans with a big chunk of ice in them in the summer. They stand in the water to cool off.

    Or maybe your hen just likes standing in the water. [​IMG]
     
  3. Qi Chicken

    Qi Chicken Songster

    Jul 3, 2009
    Maybe she wishes she were a duck.
     
  4. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

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    I call my 3 Speckled Sussex girls the beach babes because they come running when they hear the water hose turn on or the sound of me dumping water from a waterer on the ground. [​IMG]
     

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