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June 18, 2014
Preening. It usually starts on the chest…   then systematically moves down the body. Sometimes the entire head disappears inside all that fluff! Feathers can appear ruffled from preening.   A quick chicken shake and the feathers return to their position. Preening is a natural way chickens clean themselves in addition to a good dust …


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