what does this chicken dance mean?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by moearle, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. moearle

    moearle New Egg

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    my 3 young hens are very friendly always greet me at the coop when I go out there, will sit on me while I visit with them, but the other day when I walked into the coup, all 3 ran up to me, positioned themselves on their left side and stretching out their right wing- it was like they synchronized it, doing this all at the same time- wonder what they were trying to say? thanks for any input, love this forum
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  2. alaina

    alaina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like what my chickens do when sunning themselves! LOL

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  3. Frenchchickens123

    Frenchchickens123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like they are sunbathing.... Never seen three hens all sit down and do it at the same time! That's funny but don't think it's anything else I might be wrong though.. I'm sure someone else will help :)
     
  4. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are sunning themselves.
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    It means they are enjoying the sunshine with some sunbathing. [​IMG]
     
  6. ParadiseFoundFarm

    ParadiseFoundFarm Goddess of Good Things

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    If you have a video camera, get it on tape. It's just the thing those funny vidoe shows can use and put funny voices or narration to!
    Too cute.!
     
  7. Erin~TheChickenLover

    Erin~TheChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How sweet, they are soaking up the sun! [​IMG]
     
  8. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're at a wedding? [​IMG]
     
  9. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken doth bow to their treat bringer!!!!
     
  10. LindenLiving

    LindenLiving Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens do this as well....but usually in the dirt. They like to dirt bath very often so I till their pen every couple of weeks after it gets hard packed. They love the freshly tilled dirt and will dirt bathe for hours.
     

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