Chicken Picture
CAPTION: Dust Bathing
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Caption:  Chickens love to take dust baths! This is when they dig themselves a hole in the ground and get as dirty as possible, rolling around in it like dogs. This actually has an important health function: dust bathing kills lice, mites and other pests, essentially by asphyxiating them.
 
Chickens love to take dust baths! This is when they dig themselves a hole in the ground and get as dirty as possible, rolling around in it like dogs. This actually has an important health function: dust bathing kills lice, mites and other pests, essentially by asphyxiating them.