TOP FIVE FACTS
- Chickens do not enjoy swimming but will do it if they have to
- Nevertheless, chickens have been known to drown in buckets of water and horse troughs
- Unlike water birds, chickens don’t have waterproof feathers and quickly become waterlogged
- Although they have light bones for flying and will float, panicking can cause them to drown
- Chickens rarely enter bodies of water voluntarily and grumble when it rains
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