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I guess I don't know squat!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by momto2, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. momto2

    momto2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK what does this "squat" look like???
     
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    You'll know it when you see it. It's pretty funny, especially when some hens get real enthusiastic and do an "atomic squat".
     
  3. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

    May 7, 2008
    Frozen Lake, MN
    Well, I could explain it, but you'll know it when you smell it.

    Or step in it.



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  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    AllChook - do we need to teach you the chooks and the bees???? She's talking about the "other" squat. Boy, you midwesterners...
     
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    They crouch down and put their wings out to the side a little.
     
  6. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

    May 7, 2008
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    Hey, I may look dumb, but,....

    Well, I guess it goes deeper than that.... [​IMG]


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  7. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
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    I like the above two answers! [​IMG]

    The hen will actually hunker down toward the ground and kinda flatten her body out.
     
  8. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At least she's not on her back with her legs up in the air. [​IMG]
     
  9. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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  10. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    This might help:

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