Dust bath

The Moppets have the run of the garden most days … and have been making a dustbath in the ruins of a collapsed raised bed. This week we replaced the boards … but one Moppet continued to dust bathe in the same old spot …

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Eventually, she discovered the freedom of the raised bed proper … but with 3 square metres of room, the other bantams wanted to be in exactly the same spot …

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This picture doesn’t really show the goings on … the middle bird is desperately trying to burrow under the first hen, whose rear end is almost vertical as a result!

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Just how many Moppets can you fit in a small space?!

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