What funny quirks do your chickens have?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LittleFeat, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. LittleFeat

    LittleFeat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aren't chickens funny!? This morning when I did my usual routine, my chickens did something that got me thinking about what all
    weird, quirky stuff your chickens do....

    I take some kind of treat out to mine each morning before I open their pop door. I place it on a white paper plate and set it on the ground in their run. Well this morning you'd have thought I was trying to poison them!! After shredding some zuchini and spinach, heaven forbid instead of placing it on the usual WHITE paper plate....omg I just put it on the BLACK styrofoam tray that the zuchini came packaged in. [​IMG]

    I opened the pop door and down the ramp they came only to run in circles in a total panic!!! Oh my gosh what is that horrible BLACK thing????? [​IMG]

    And yes I admit....they are totally spoiled.....after 5 minutes of them huddled in the back corner scared to move, I went and got a WHITE paper plate and transfered the treat to it. [​IMG] As I was walking away they were happily gobbling it up!

    Aren't chickens funny!!! [​IMG]

    So what weird stuff do your's do??? [​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Let's see. Jezebel chatters non-stop, even in her sleep.
    Lilith would sleep on the floor with her beak tucked deeply into a corner of the coop, if I let her.
    Brigid - OMG Brigid! - she screams from the time they jump on the roost at night until everyone of them is settled and I close the door.
    I can't think of one of mine that doesn't have a quirk, but those three come to mind right now.
     

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