Can Chicks Swim?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MyNameIs86, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2012
    New Jersey
    I am wondering can you put a chick (chicken Not duck) in a sink of water? Will they swim? Can they swim?
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2013
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I don't know if they swim much but, they can float. Some one posted great photos of her chickens and kids in the pool maybe a year or two ago. They all seemed to be having a good time.

    I bet if you search BYC for 'swimming chickens,' something will come up.
  3. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    Gray, TN
    Please don't put a chick in water. You could chill it and it could die. Not to mention chicks have been known to drown in as little as a half an inch of water. They aren't meant to be in water.
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Chicks? No.

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