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    Do birds fart?

    Random thought, but I had Lucka perch on my shoulder, and I did hear something a little funny. Could've been a break grind, but I might as well ask.

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    I almost choked on my water when I saw this post. I'm assuming they fart. Maybe you did hear a fart but I do think that they do.


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    Re: Do birds fart?

    my lorikeet used to lay on its back and fart sugar bubbles.. im not sure wether that counts as a fart though or just a lazy poop...


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    Re: Do birds fart?

    I know this isn't a very reliable source, but on Jimmy Neutron it says birds cannot fart, and thats actually how they kill the giant chicken, they give it pop and it gets gassy but can't pass gass so it blows up.


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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Boomer farts and it isnt a good thing, he has yeast and digestive issues and when it flares up his poops always have a sound and the poops have air bubbles in them. Gas either comes out of there butts or there beaks but they dont burp, instead the either stretch there necks way up in the air to straiten there necks to release the gas or like boomer they stretch there necks to the left to open the right side where there esophagus (throat) is. I wouldnt know this but unfortunately boomer has gas so I know the signs.
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    Re: Do birds fart?

    I think they do...

    Don't all animals fart?

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Quote Originally Posted by Albe View Post
    I know this isn't a very reliable source, but on Jimmy Neutron it says birds cannot fart, and thats actually how they kill the giant chicken, they give it pop and it gets gassy but can't pass gass so it blows up.
    Actually... it was burp.

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    sparks farts and sometimes has really loud poops. a real farty noise lol
    started after changed to include pellets- my vet thinks its hilarious, but it doesnt seem to bother her at all except the first time when she kinda looked around really confused.


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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Skip did a loud poop the other day.........I know she was passing wind. I wondered what the hell it was at first.. Makes me laugh now ive read this post.

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    wow. I thought because there are so many parts to their poop that somehow it would mean they dont fart..

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Quote Originally Posted by Faithly View Post
    I think they do...

    Don't all animals fart?
    That's pretty much how I see it, too. I would be surprised to think that they didn't fart. Perhaps most are just really quiet, and not obvious, about it.

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Fire at will! LOL

    I know that they can't pass gas the way that other animals can, but it would not be logical to assume that just because of that, NO air passes through. I figure the air that does get through is in the form of tiny bubbles. I know that Psychotic Parakeet's U2 Buttons sometimes has "noisy" poops particularly when he hasn't been drinking much water (when the poops are not as moist).

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    Ha, I took that photo on a vacation a couple of years ago. He would not turn around, it cracks me up.

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    You took the picture Sally, wow! What great timing you had to get it pooping like that, or am I seeing things coming out of that butt?
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    No, he was not pooing. Just lifting the tail. I thought it was cute. It was not gross at all.

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    That's such a cute picture, Sally, .

    And quiet farts are cuter!

    My boyfriend showed me a youtube of a rabbit farting and it was loud and cute, .

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Nice picture, Sally! Perfect for this thread!

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    When my little doggie "passes gas" she is scared to death and she runs like a rocket. She usually doesn't do it much thankfully since it scares her.
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    Re: Do birds fart?

    I have a cat that passes gas every time I pick him up. XD He always looks confused when I retreat with him to a place a few feet away.

    I'd assume they could, in some way... I mean, they sort of need to. XD


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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Oh I know dogs fart. And they stink like crazy. I don't know why but doggie farts really do stink.


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    Re: Do birds fart?

    WOW i was acrolling through posts and i saw this one and i seriously almost choked haha and i'm pretty sure they do

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Is that a mockingbird, Sally?

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    I had to come back to this thread because I kid you not right after I exited it, Rosco farted. I've never heard her fart before, though sometimes it's loud when she poo's. It sounded like a little air pop, that's all.

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    Re: Do birds fart?

    Quote Originally Posted by Courtney View Post
    Oh I know dogs fart. And they stink like crazy. I don't know why but doggie farts really do stink.
    I agree. My boyfriend's jack russell terrier farted one day while his grandma was holding her and... both said it's really stinky, .

    But the image of it is just so so cute, !

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