2 questions....skinny and singing??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickencity, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. chickencity

    chickencity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last night i was watching tv and thought i hread a brid singing kinda like a canrey or something i muted the tv and still hread it. i went to look at the chicks and it was them! what does it mean when your chicks sing?
    When i pick up my chicks i can easily feel their brest bones. are they two skinny? they have sarter feed 24/7.
     
  2. da-cajun-angla

    da-cajun-angla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nah...they eat what they need. don't worry too much..mine ar 12-13wks old, and have eaten a styro plate:lol:, and all was well...they r pretty hardy critters
    shaun
     
  3. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine feel skinny to me too. They are two weeks old and the last few days I have tried oatmeal cooked and dry, strawberries, yogurt, lettuce....they don't want anything to do with any of it. I was hoping to put a little meat on them skinny little bones.

    They are eating and drinking and very active so I guess I shouldnt worry but I am a new Mom, what else would I do?

    Mine also "chirp" a lot. One does it almost constantly and the other two respond here and there. They do it mostly when I let them out to play. It's the most adorable sound. You're right though, sounds kinda like a little bird song. I think it means they're happy [​IMG]
     
  4. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Several of my girls 'sing' also. They seem to do it most when they are content...like after they have just eaten, got water and some attention...

    It is like a rolling chirp sound...that is the only way I can describe it. [​IMG]
     

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