What was Gidget doing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RAsChickens, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. RAsChickens

    RAsChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    So this morning I took Gidget to a event for my 4H club at TSC. When we were there, once she fluffed out all her feathers and started pecking herself! I have a video if you want me to post it. She would kind of stick her beak in her feathers, open it, and then wriggle her beak around. What was she doing?
     
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  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Posta vdieo.
     
  3. RAsChickens

    RAsChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. RAsChickens

    RAsChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Won't let me post video but there's photo @TheTwoRoos
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sounds like preening to me. Cleaning her feathers.
     
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  6. MageofMist

    MageofMist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, from the looks of it, she is just preening. ^^ My Silkies and quails do it.
     
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  7. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed.
     
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  8. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was just trying to look perect for the show.
     
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