Chicks fighting over fruit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Selenyx, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. Selenyx

    Selenyx New Egg

    I went outside today to give my chicks fresh water, and I decided to give them half my fruit as a treat. Well I tore it up, and tossed it to them(They don't like me quite yet...:() and three of the four tried taking some of it from each other's beaks! Even though there was plenty on the ground around them, they kept trying to take from each other!
    Could it be I have some little roosters? They person we got them from didn't know what gender they were, so we couldn't possibly know ourselves.
    All our chicks are Silkies, if that matters. Some are two weeks, and others are three.
     
  2. SMonroe1990

    SMonroe1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe it's just a chicken thing. They don't want any until another one has it and instead of getting some off the ground they want the particular piece that the one chick has. My 5 older girls do it and so don't my 6 small ones.
     
  3. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Chicks always want what their brother or sister has even if theirs plenty for everyone! They are so funny!
     
  4. Selenyx

    Selenyx New Egg

    Oh, thank you so much!
     
  5. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep! Same thing with us "humans" ... [​IMG]
     
  6. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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