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I wonder what that noise is....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenSahib, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. ChickenSahib

    ChickenSahib Chirping

    May 21, 2011
    Well the chickies were making some weird noises so I decided to investigate. One of them was taking a dirt bath in the pine shavings!!! It was an interesting feat to witness!

  2. chickenbythesea

    chickenbythesea Songster

    Jun 15, 2011
    Nova Scotia
    they are funny little suckers eh. Mine love dirt baths and it's hilarious watching the roll over like a dog. Mine don't make much noise though. Now, if I feed the live meal worms... oh the sounds they make then!! It's almost like they're purring they're so happy.
  3. Hummingbird Hollow

    Hummingbird Hollow Songster

    Jul 1, 2011
    Colorado mountains
    I get such a kick out of watching my girls take dirt baths. Is the sound you are referring to the propeller sound of their flapping wings? It reminds me of the sound of a ruffled grouse starting their mating dance or a mini-helicopter starting up. I also get a big kick out of watching them sunbathe. They look so undignified, flopped over on their side with one wing stretched out. In either case, if I didn't know what they were doing I would think there was something serious wrong with them

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