Do your chickens like to swing??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by m_herrington, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. m_herrington

    m_herrington Songster

    Apr 18, 2008
    We were working on the chicken coop today... putting shingles on. It is a 12/12 pitch so my friend was standing on the ground handing up shingles one at a time because they won't stay sitting on the roof... so he had a good view inside the coop.

    He says... and after studying them for a while, I think I agree that they are "swinging.

    I have the heat lamps out there on an extension cord... no electric yet [​IMG]. One of the girls would jump up on the cord and it would start swinging back and forth and then when it would start to slow down, she would lean forward and back to get it to keep moving.. or that was how it appeared.

    Am I nuts? or do your chickens like to swing too?
  2. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing

    Jan 20, 2007
    Yep, the antics my flock provides is priceless therapy and I will never be without it! [​IMG]

  3. Vicchick

    Vicchick Hatching

    Sep 29, 2007
    Yes they do - when I was little I would get my hen (Butterball) and swing with her on my swingset. She would lay her head on my shoulder and go to sleep. They are neat animals to have as pets.

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