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chicks digging holes in bedding normal?

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

  1. stephensc7146

    stephensc7146 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2012
    Southeastern, Ohio

    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

    Jul 24, 2011
    ES of MD , USA
    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

    Dec 25, 2012
    Oakhurst Oklahoma
    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

    Aug 3, 2012
    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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