opening mouths??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BIG-BIRD, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. BIG-BIRD

    BIG-BIRD Out Of The Brooder

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    HI AGAIN,

    I have been seeing over the past couple of days that my birds, are opening their mouths and going up and down, all day long ? could it be because they are thristy, they have lots of water. ??? [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    Probably panting...has it been hot where you are?
     
  3. BIG-BIRD

    BIG-BIRD Out Of The Brooder

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    well today has been pretty hot out but the last week was very cool (+20). why do they pant,
    and thankyou for your help.
     
  4. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Chickens pant to stay cool the same way dogs do. It is a good sign for treats like watermellon etc.....

    bigzio
     

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