odd behavior?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Izzymoon, May 25, 2012.

  1. Izzymoon

    Izzymoon Songster

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    Hi,
    I let my girls out this afternoon and they roamed and had fun, but after about 20 minutes one or two of them laid down on the driveway with one wing spread out and a leg, I couldn't quite understand what they were doing. Taking a fake dust bath? Too warm? Too cold? Just curious ( they are 6-1/2 weeks old)
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Fake dustbath/sunbathing - perfectly normal chicken behavior. They are unaware of the problems associated with sunbathing. [​IMG]
     
  3. jallny

    jallny Songster

    May 26, 2012
    they are simply basking in the lovely sun. dont be worried, just watch and think about how cute it is[​IMG]
     
  4. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

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    I have caught my birds chillaxing like that.First time I thought the bird was dead or dying!
     

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