Okay I have a question, this is my second time w/ baby chicks and first time w/ NN babies. We finally got our chicks, but it isn't good only 4 are alive, most were DOA and a couple nearly DOA that only lived a few hrs after they got here. The 4 we have left aren't as active as I remember my other baby chicks, but that isn't my question, time will just have to tell on them but my . My question is these chicks sleep standing on thier heads, is this normal for NN's, b/c my EE babies didn't do that?
I can't say I ever seen mine sleep standing on their heads but I did notice when they are newly hatched it seems like their heads are heavy for them. Oh BTW, one of my NN girls went broody and she was hoarding her eggs in a coop I wasn't using and so far she has 4 new babies with another one pipped. Two of the babies have a naked neck!! I was hoping for more NN's!
Kassaundra here is a picture of what I had seen soon after hatching. I hope your little ones are OK
RIP Sweet Honey! My blind girl who didn't survive the flooding Sept. 2011. You will be very missed by all!!! Honey is my avatar.
Currently have NN's, brown leghorns, salmon favorelles, showgirls and more silkies than I can count!