I apologize for the indelicate question, but...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kareninthesun, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. kareninthesun

    kareninthesun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do chickens pass gas? I swear I heard it as one of my three month old's leaned down to grab a piece of watermellon.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I've heard/seen chicken boof's either just before or just after a poop... but they are mostly silent.
     
  3. LadyinRed

    LadyinRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty sure they do. I've heard some pretty indelicate noises from broody hens before. [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickasaurusRex

    ChickasaurusRex Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That's so funny. I have never encountered it before. I wonder if they have a putrid odor? [​IMG]
     
  6. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:smells like chicken!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh they do.

    We decided to move a broody hen from the very inappropriate place she had decided to sit and my daughter volunteered to move her. I am very glad it was her rather than me......nasty mom!

    She picked up said broody who farted and pooped continuously for the time taken to move her to her new resting place.

    As she had not been up and about for 2 days, the gas propelled broody poop managed to cover all one side of her sweat shirt , jeans and wellies. I really should have taken a picture but I was laughing too much.....nasty, nasty mum.

    Still it's usually me who gets the chicken poo, lamb poo,bitten fingers, head butting, foot trampling etc.that is inherent with chickens, sheep, and many other animals.
     
  8. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Of course they do, i've yet to hear one burp though.
     
  9. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this post and all replies!! This made me LAUGH OUT LOUD for sure!! Thank you!! [​IMG]
     
  10. kareninthesun

    kareninthesun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to my class reunion next weekend. Worried when the subject comes up as to what I've been doing lately, my mind will draw a blank of all subjects except chickens with enough gas to float small balloons.
     

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