Chick free-for-all!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by TennesseeTruly, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Yikes! I hatched out 10 D'uccles and 1 Columbian Wyandotte today. They went into their brooder about half hour ago. I gave them food, sugar water, dipped their little beaks in the water and I've been sitting here listening to their peeps.

    All the sudden it sounded like pandemonium in there. So I peek inside, (its in my living room) and they're beating each other up! Beaking each other, knocking each other down, grabbing toes and running with them. Looks like a dang free-for-all!

    So I reach in and kinda "break it up", things settle down for a few minutes and then I hear something that sounds like screams. I peek in again and they're at it again. Its not like any one chick is being picked on, its everyone beating on EVERYONE!! LOL

    I cannot have 11 brooders! Straighten up chickees or its chickee soup for all of you!!

    Laurie
     
  2. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Too Funny! Sounds like a mosh pit!
     
  3. tomato lady

    tomato lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too much sugar water? [​IMG]
     
  4. RevaVirginia

    RevaVirginia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Don't think they've come up with Ritalin for peeps yet, hope you're right.

    Grats on the new additions..!
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  5. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Medford, Oregon
    Are you using a red light?

    Put some shiny objects in there to draw their attention away from picking on each other.

    Pics would be nice.
     
  6. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ :

    Are you using a red light?

    Put some shiny objects in there to draw their attention away from picking on each other.

    Pics would be nice.

    Video would be better! [​IMG]
     

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