strutting around wings slightly opened

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrdruids, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. mrdruids

    mrdruids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my lil lady is strutting around with her wings slightly opened... looks kinda funny, does this mean anything?
     
  2. BarnGoddess01

    BarnGoddess01 I [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]

    Quote:She's hot.

    It's chicken air conditioning [​IMG]

    (Could also mean she's broody but without more details I'd bet hot ....)
     
  3. Noymira

    Noymira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree, does she also have her beak open? What are your temps? Mine do that as well when they are too warm.
     
  4. acarter26

    acarter26 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:She's hot.

    It's chicken air conditioning [​IMG]

    (Could also mean she's broody but without more details I'd bet hot ....)

    I agree! Mine do it whenever it's warm out [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    They do that when they are hot.
     
  6. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
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    X2 I agree. They do that when they are hot. A way to cool off.
     
  7. justin24

    justin24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she might decide to sit mine did it before she start babies due 23 of sept
     
  8. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
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    Quote:She's hot.

    It's chicken air conditioning [​IMG]

    (Could also mean she's broody but without more details I'd bet hot ....)

    x2 My girls did it all summer! [​IMG]
     
  9. TheChips

    TheChips Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is great to know. i came in here to find out why my hen is walking around with her wings slightly open :)
     
  10. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep..she's hot. Mine do it all summer.
     

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