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Freeze tag ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Daidohead, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Daidohead

    Daidohead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2009
    Red Bluff, Ca
    I was watching my Ladies in the yard this afternoon and a pair of them just stopped. They had been scratching around together and just stopped, heads low, close together, butts in the air. They did not move a muscle for over 60 seconds. One moved and they both went right back to scratching around again.

    It was very strange, any ideas on what they were doing ?
  2. artist chick

    artist chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Auburn, Alabama
    Mine do that, too. It's so funny! I am interested to see if you get any responses.
  3. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    They were listening for worms moving in the dirt.
  4. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    They're eye-balling eachother. [​IMG] My girls do it too sometimes. It's like they're equals in the flock so neither one can make a move first. That just shows you how long a chickens memory span is. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2009
    stuck on stupid. like when its raining and they are frozen and just stand there in front of door to coop.

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