Chest bumping at 7 days old!!?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by noodleroo, May 15, 2010.

  1. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
    Rockport, Tx
    Oh my! Do they start chest bumping at 1 week old? I saw one of my BO pullets go 'chest to chest' with one of the SLW 'peanuts'! I'm certain that's what it was, little stinkers....
     
  2. suzyq53511

    suzyq53511 Drowning in Chickens!

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    Yeah mine sure do it too!
     
  3. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
    Rockport, Tx
    Its just so cute!
     
  4. suzyq53511

    suzyq53511 Drowning in Chickens!

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    it totally is!!!
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Working out the pecking order starts on day one, so yes chest bumping is normal.
     

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