Chicks challenging each other

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dirtbath, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. dirtbath

    dirtbath Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two week old chicks. I have no idea what sex they are. They are obviously sick of their brooder already because when I take them outside, they get super excited and jump, hop, and almost "challenge each other" like in a cock fight. Now they are only two weeks, are they just being silly little chicks or does this mean they are roos?
     
  2. kipper

    kipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pullets and cockerels will both do this. It's the pecking order. Roos will do it more, though. Cute when they stretch their little necks up, huh?[​IMG]
     
  3. dirtbath

    dirtbath Out Of The Brooder

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    It's so much fun watching them get so excited about something! They just get so silly in the fresh air!
     

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