Got to watch a dirt bath

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dale, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. dale

    dale Out Of The Brooder

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    I was doing some yard work and came around the house just in time to see a hen shaking the dirt off after rolling on the ground- she looked like a chicken version of Peanut's 'Pig Pen.' Cracked me up. Such funny animals.[​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Wait till you see 15 chickens all dustbathing at the same time! When mine decide to all dustbathe at the same time, you can't pick out a single chicken. All you see is a wing here, a leg there, part of a head there......[​IMG]
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I love watching them dustbathe. It's so relaxing. [​IMG]
     
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My birds brilliantly decide to dirtbath on a hill. They end up rolling down the hill! It's the funniest thing. I have it on video somewhere, but it's not as good a roll as usual. One bird rolled aaaallll the way down. Silly chickens, gravity still applies!
     

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