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Minty smell?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chick1043, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Hi. Sorry, I don't know if this is in the right place. I have a 14 week old Ameracauna (I don't know if I spelled it right) and she likes to go under a lilac tree in my backyard looking for bugs. When I pick her up to go put her back in the coop she smell kinda minty. I thought maybe it was something in her beak and so I opened it and it didn't stink or smelled minty. It seems to be just around her head. Is there something I should be aware of? All my other chickens go under the same tree and never smell minty. Thanks.
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Umm....I wish mine smelled minty. Or like lilac.

    Mine tend to smell like corn or poo. But never minty. [​IMG]
     
  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Lol!
     
  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    what a nice smell [​IMG]
     
  5. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol thats a nice smell! I have a friend whos red star smells like movie popcorn... silly creatures [​IMG]
     
  6. countryway1422

    countryway1422 Out Of The Brooder

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    she prob just got into sum mint plants...
     
  7. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Quote:Maybe. Not sure there are any around though! :)
     
  8. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine smell minty all the time - but there's a bunch of mint growing out back that they like to scratch in. [​IMG]

    You should call Wrigley's gum and tell them about your minty chicken!
     
  9. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Lol! Okay I'm not so worried anymore! xD
     
  10. Blue_Myst

    Blue_Myst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
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    Mine smell like dirt. Not that nice dirt you use in your garden--the nasty, muddy, congealed stuff. [​IMG]

    You don't have anything to worry about unless she's showing some other symptoms. If they're diseased, they usually smell of something a *lot* worse than mint. [​IMG]
     

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