Swimmy Chickens :D

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RAWR, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    do chickens swim??
     
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    NOOOO, they will drown. I have seen a few that have adapted to swimming on youtube but most do not swim!
     
  3. fargosmom

    fargosmom Songster

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    probably only before they sink ... [​IMG]
     
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

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    when i was youngER (still young.. just a teen). i heard stories that they could swim.. This was before anyone ever told me "They'll sink". so i put a hen i had in the pool with me.. Just in case she couldn't i stood next to her closely.. And she swam for about 20 seconds and slowly started to sink, after that i grabbed her and put her out of the pool.. So pretty much until the oil washes off their feathers they can swim.. But after that, They're goners.
     
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  5. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    what if u get the little floaty things to go on they're arms? im courios(sp?)
     
  6. Gonzo

    Gonzo Songster

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    Kennedy! I'll ground you off the computer if you don't stop with the goofy posts! ~love mom:smack
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  7. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    [​IMG] sounds like my daughter!
     
  8. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    gonzo&hispeeps :

    Kennedy! I'll ground you off the computer if you don't stop with the goofy posts! ~love mom:smack
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    im serious tho :eek: i can not believe you though i was kidding. i mean seriously...but now i know... so blah [​IMG]
     
  9. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

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    Our neighbor's have those huge Maliays and Aseels and I scared a rooster once and he swam all the way across their lagoon easily and after he just shook his feathers off and walked off.
     
  10. Gonzo

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    [​IMG]!
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