slow eye blink like a cat

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by All Ball, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. All Ball

    All Ball Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I could swear every now and then one of my chickens, usually when sitting relaxed, will blink their eyes at me, just the same way that cats do (http://pets.webmd.com/cats/features/cat-body-language). This link suggests that when cats do this, it signals they don't view you as a threat.

    Am I imagining this, or have others seen this in chickens? Do you interpret it as meaning the same thing? It could also just be a sign of lethargy....
     

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