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Chicks sleep weird!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by csummer8882, May 17, 2011.

  1. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just peeking in on my sleeping girls tonight. 3 have their beaks tucked in under a wing and 3 are laying face down almost in the shavings. LOL They are all sprawled out! [​IMG]
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Aww! Silly Chick's! [​IMG]
     
  3. ddcoyne

    ddcoyne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My babies look dead when they sleep. Sometimes, I nudge them just to make sure! lol
     
  4. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got mine in a bigger dog kennel as of tonight. You got 5 of them near the door where the light is, one has it's head on another one. You have another 4 scattered throughout the kennel. 2 of them somewhere in between! Seem happy. They are a minimum of 3 weeks old, up to 5 weeks old.
     
  5. Silkie Sue

    Silkie Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine do that 2.
    i never really saw that before because usually i have a hen do all the work but i incubated some and they sleep on a washcloth under the heat lamp and sleep on their faces [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like a drunk tank....................no, never been in one...........
     
  7. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahahaha! I am so glad I came here for chicken advice! You guys ROCK! You also make me laugh! [​IMG] I confess, when I saw the 3 sprawled out face down, I spoke loudly enough for heads to pop up! LOL Just had to check!
     
  8. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I always think it's hilarious when I find my chicks doing that - priceless!
     
  9. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    If I enter the room and find a brooder full of "dead" chicks, I always tap the side of the brooder to reassure myself they are only asleep.

    I also just LOVE to watch a chick sloooooowly fall asleep on its feet, tipping, tipping, tipping over beak-first in the shavings. <*snort*>

    And then there's the pile o' chicks, sleeping all over each other. Or the one single chick who has fallen asleep with its head on one side of something and its body on the other, neck stretched as if ready for the ax!!!
     
  10. Kitt

    Kitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a chick that was sleeping on its side with its little legs straight out and head turned. My FIL came and said one had died. He was shocked when the brooder door opened and the chick jumped up. [​IMG]
     

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