Dusty feathers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 2dogs1cat, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. 2dogs1cat

    2dogs1cat Songster

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    I just went out to check my hens - it's hot here - and they came out of their favorite shady spot. Once on the concrete my SS decided to shake the dust out of her feathers. She left a ring around herself on the ground! Those feathers can sure hold a lot of dirt. She probably lost a pound by shaking *lol* A few minutes later she shook again and left a smaller dirt ring.
     
  2. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Songster

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  3. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Songster

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    They love their dust baths. [​IMG]
     

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