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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by momto2, Oct 8, 2008.
OK what does this "squat" look like???
You'll know it when you see it. It's pretty funny, especially when some hens get real enthusiastic and do an "atomic squat".
Well, I could explain it, but you'll know it when you smell it.
Or step in it.
AllChook - do we need to teach you the chooks and the bees???? She's talking about the "other" squat. Boy, you midwesterners...
They crouch down and put their wings out to the side a little.
Hey, I may look dumb, but,....
Well, I guess it goes deeper than that....
I like the above two answers!
The hen will actually hunker down toward the ground and kinda flatten her body out.
At least she's not on her back with her legs up in the air.
This might help: