why do they throw dust all over themselves

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nickmancity, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. nickmancity

    nickmancity In the Brooder

    Sep 29, 2012
    im sure you guys can answer this .......you maybe able to tell im new to this game .......
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Songster

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Dust baths. Tried to put a link to a thread on dust bathing ,but I'm bad at that. Put in dust bathing on the this site's search box at the top. It will lead to several threads with pictures.
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2012
  3. Think of it as a Chicken Spa[​IMG]
  4. It helps to remove lice and little bugs like that as well as old skin and that kind of stuff. I think its kind of funny that we clean ourselves by removing dirt and they clean themselves be putting dirt on themselves[​IMG]

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