Chicks sleeping on back?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RachaelS, May 28, 2011.

  1. RachaelS

    RachaelS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do your new chicks sleep on their back? The first time I saw it I thought I had 3 dead babies, but nope they just like to sleep like that [​IMG] then the others sleep on their side with their legs sticking out, it is soooooooo cute [​IMG]
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Just wait until you see a full crop after they eat too much or a good dustbath. [​IMG]
     
  3. RachaelS

    RachaelS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep the first time I saw my older girl bath I thought she had broke her back she was flopping around so much [​IMG] Then next time my DD comes running in "Mom Charlie is sick she is dying" good thing I was already prepared
     
  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    My heart still skips a beat when I see my favorite roo laying in the middle of the yard with one leg in the air and wings flapping. [​IMG] And he has been doing it for over a year.

    I noticed my chicks seem to spread out and sleep on their sides or backs when the temp is just right.
     
  5. RachaelS

    RachaelS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] always good to have the right temp and happy chickens
     

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