Lazy Gals

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by brandirjones, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. brandirjones

    brandirjones In the Brooder

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    Are they just hot? [​IMG]
     
  2. 6LittleHens

    6LittleHens In the Brooder

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    Yes it is called a Dust Bath. When chickens are hot they will throw cool dirt on themselves. Mine do it all the time.

    :welcome
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2014
  3. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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    it is also away to clean themselves.
     
  4. brandirjones

    brandirjones In the Brooder

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    After sitting here a while i figured that was it. Lol
     
  5. 6LittleHens

    6LittleHens In the Brooder

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    When I first saw my chickens dust bathing I thought they were hurt lol !!! I checked them up and down but nothing was wrong, I finally found out what it was!!!
     

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