have you ever seen a chicken sit like this?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by normanack, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. normanack

    normanack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my young chickens sits weird:

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    She seems fine -- eats, walks, sleeps, gets along with the flock, normal in every way . . . except she sometimes sits like this.
    Is this a sign of a problem? Or is it normal chicken behavior?
    Thanks for your thoughts.
     
  2. Angelicisi

    Angelicisi Overrun With Chickens

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    My chickens sit and lay all sorts of funky ways...sometimes they nap with feet in the air sunning and I just have to go check on them because it looks unnatural lol. Does she stand up normally and walk without a gimp? If so, I wouldn't worry.
     
  3. normanack

    normanack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, as far as I can tell she's absolutely fine. I've just never seen a chicken do this. :)
     
  4. Angelicisi

    Angelicisi Overrun With Chickens

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    Here my wheatan chicks are napping...look at the way the furtherest one rests lol
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  5. normanack

    normanack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww, they're adorable!
     
  6. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eh, she's being lazy. If she spent a lot of time that way, I'd be concerned. But this is just the chicken version of couchpotato time.
     

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