chicks digging holes in bedding normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by stephensc7146, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. stephensc7146

    stephensc7146 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal for them to be digging a hole in one certain spot? my last batch of chicks never did this, but this group seems to be obsessed with it! Probably a silly question, but i'll never know unless I ask.
     
  2. Makomd

    Makomd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just like nesting boxes can be a million but they fight over one, I would say they all favor the same spot for doing their chickie dust bath.
     
  3. RWise

    RWise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had this idea that I would go out and get some nice soft dry grass and put in for them to nest in,,,,,,

    they ate it!
     
  4. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My second batch of chicks was completely different from my first. They scattered their bedding everywhere and made a mess of their food and water within minutes of it being changed. If they weren't so doggone cute they would have gone in the frying pan at two weeks. Hehehe.
     

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