What exactly IS that "scared chicken dance" they do? LOL

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by HennysMom, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    Okay - so... I know you all know what I"m talking about here - you know the dance...

    you walk up suddenly on your chicken and they throw their little wings out really fast...then sort of do that shimmy shake thingy and move their little feet up and down realllllly fast? [​IMG][​IMG]

    WHY do they do that? I'm assuming they are terrified LMAOOOO but its just so comical to watch them

    takes the chicken dance to an entirely new level [​IMG]
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    My rooster dances like that when I come in with treats. The rest of them just rush me. [​IMG]
  3. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    aren't they just squating?
  4. lowerowe

    lowerowe Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 8, 2008
    melbourne, australia
    danrnna nana nana na
    danrnna nana nana na
    darna nana na na na na
    It's the chicken dance!!!!

    i just pat them when they do it, my wife thinks it's so cute.
    but i fear they are scared

    are they?
  5. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Kalispell , MT
    Are you all talking about the "squatting , half out wings , feet shuffling dance " ? If so , maybe we should have a talk about the birds and the bees.......[​IMG]
  6. Splash_Guard

    Splash_Guard Set Free

    Dec 3, 2008
    unionwirewoman: I don't think that discussion is allowed. [​IMG]
  7. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    I wish my chickens danced!
  8. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    Most of my girls do the dance...complete with the thump thump thump.
  9. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    No..its not a mating thing....

    I'm talking about if they are out ranging and if I walk up suddenly on any of them, they do this, what I call "scardey chicken" dance [​IMG] They stop after I reach down and pet them....it only lasts like 5-10 seconds or so.

    Just like I described in the first post... its funny to watch them do it, it cracks me up every time!

    Cetawin - yours do it to?
  10. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    post a video...

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