is this a dustbath??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by McKenley5, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. McKenley5

    McKenley5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is THIS a dustbath, or is there something wrong with them?? It looks crazy to me...

     
  2. LaBaze

    LaBaze Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely dustbath
     
  3. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. McKenley5

    McKenley5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do they do that? It just looks so strange to me.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  6. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    They do it because they love it. It also helps them get things (bugs) off their skin. Nice picts.
     
  7. LaBaze

    LaBaze Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its cool and refreshing and will kill or get off any bugs that get on them.
     
  8. Percysmom

    Percysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens do this too and I was told they were taking a dust bath
     
  9. AngelaB

    AngelaB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do it the same way. Hey get all cuddled up a flop around. I noticed the groom each other a little too. I got some pics yesterday
     
  10. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Textbook case.[​IMG]

    After 3 days of rain all my girls were glad the sun was out. Dust bath and sun naps all around. Looked like a day spa for chickens.
     
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