hens self medicate for pest control

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickenCat, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. ChickenCat

    ChickenCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally got a pic of 2 of the girls doing their dust bath in the wood ashes. Bet there's not any pests on these two. [​IMG][​IMG]

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  2. AKsmama

    AKsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice pic! I love to watch my flock dust bathe. Good grief, can they ever fling that stuff far!
     
  3. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My favorite is when they suprise attack me. I'll walk out to them and they popped up before I got there because they heard me and when I am in close proximity, they let it fly and the shrapnel gets me good.
     

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