chicks pecking each other

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by harris farm, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. harris farm

    harris farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i put some fresh hatched chicks, they are fluffy and running all over the other eggs, the temp is at 94.8 in brooder and the new chicks will sleep for 5 min then peck each other then sleep then peck. is this normal?
     
  2. Peepers Creepers

    Peepers Creepers Out Of The Brooder

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    I just read on another part of the website that it is just practice for scratching and pecking the ground. Here is the exact quote...

    They will instinctively be interested in drops of water, each other's toes, and other objects of possible experimentation.

    Hope this helps there was alot of great information. Here is the link.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-hatch.html
     

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