Chicks jumping on one another?!?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by peopleRanimals2, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have this really sweet chick named cream, and a really sweet chick named peanut. Peanut will run into my hands to be held. When cream started flying out of the brooder to sit on me, peanut started flying at her, and sitting on top of her! I have stopped this asap, because cream starts screaming. Is this normal? I don't think so, but I was wondering if there was anything wrong. This has only happened twice, and maybe peanut might be jealous? Help please! I will try to post a video if I get one.
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Normal chick behavior. They start mock fighting/playing to establish the pecking order as chicks.
     
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    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are 2 weeks old. Still normal? Thanks!
     

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