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The bliss of Dust baths

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by artsyrobin, May 7, 2009.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK

  2. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    They are so cute! I love to watch them taking their baths....they just enjoy it so much!
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    My week-old chicks "dust bathe" on my lap & chest when I'm wearing my robe or have a towel. We call it "fluffing" and it's absolutely hilarious!
  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    my little roo does that too, it is so funny! can you imagine them grown up in your lap doing that??[​IMG]
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    So cute! Chickens and their dust baths! Pure happiness, huh? [​IMG]
  6. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    Yeah, it's cute until they start throwing all the guts of your brooder around the laundry room!!! [​IMG] I had a group of silly girls who were about your ladies' age and their dust baths were so vigorous that I had to scrub the laundry room from top to bottom when I moved them outside! Talk about an incentive to get their pen fixed up!!! They were hilarious!! [​IMG]
  7. 5sallad5

    5sallad5 In the Brooder

    Apr 19, 2009
    Trion, Ga
    [​IMG] yeah mine will go under my slide (childhood slide) and then they started scratching.
    In a week they had a dirty hole. They now take dust bathes a lot.
    Last edited: May 9, 2009

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