Has anyone ever noticed?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by smallbluejellybean, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. This morning I was up early checking on my buttons. I have 13, 3/4 grown chicks in a cage and I was sitting there watching them.

    They all started to walk backwards at the same time and then they pooed!

    I thought it was so funny. They looked like they were doing the moon dance together.
  2. darkfur

    darkfur Songster

    my cockatiels walk backwards when they are about to poo
    that's how I know it's time for them to stop sitting on me [​IMG]
  3. xxSonja

    xxSonja Songster

    Dec 2, 2009
    lol yea Martha, mine do it too, both the chicks and adults!
    I'ive considered calling one Jacko, coz he does the moonwalk so much [​IMG]
  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    My daughter and I always get a laugh out of seeing ducklings trying to poop for the first time. We once watched one little guy walk backward about 50cm before he managed poop.

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