Just making sure this is normal...kinda of a silly question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rivers2011, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. rivers2011

    rivers2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is normal for chicks (about one month old) to spend a decent amount of time scratching and grooming themselves, yes?
     
  2. Flat Chicken Ranch

    Flat Chicken Ranch Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, it's normal. Also very cute. [​IMG]
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It's called preening their feathers. Their version of a bath, or one of them.
     
  4. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have normal chickens.[​IMG]
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Yes... It's normal.
     
  6. rivers2011

    rivers2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay, great! i thought so...my budgies did it but I didn't know if chickens were the same in this regard, lol
     

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