why do they do it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Justino, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    why do chickens flap their wings while the stand still. all my hens do and i was wondering why they do it...
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Why do you stretch sometimes? Same reasons.
     
  3. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    ooohhhh theyre stetching? ok [​IMG]
     
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I think it's an exercise/stretching thing...I noticed that my Brahma used to do it alot...and my little Silkie mix does it more than my Leghorn.
     
  5. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    lol my hens also spur like my roos did, is this just a dominance thing they learned from the roos that i had?
     
  6. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:thye stick out there neck feathers and theyre not roos :|
     
  7. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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  8. paganfish

    paganfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow...you are answering your OWN questions! This has me [​IMG]
     
  9. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:thye stick out there neck feathers and theyre not roos :|

    well noone is answering me so im basically bumping lol
     
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