ckicks just layen around,it that normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by erik520, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. erik520

    erik520 In the Brooder

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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yep, looks perfectly normal. They pretty much just pass out wherever the sleepies hit them.
     
  3. mightieskeeper

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    The first time my wife seen are chicks do that. She asked if they were died. Then a couple minutes latter the chick gets up.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    They look fine but I would lower the temp to 85-90 degrees. I start my chicks at 90 to 95 degrees the first week and decrease the temp 5 degrees per week thereafter until they are pretty well feathered out.
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:Sooooo true!!!

    gritsar, congratulations on your upcoming marriage and the many great years ahead. I married my best friend about 40 yrs ago. Best thing I ever did.
     
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  6. rebecca10782

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    [​IMG] Yep, that's the fun of having babies! They just fall over and go to sleep or the funniest of all, fall asleep standing on their heads [​IMG]
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Thank you [​IMG]
     
  8. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

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    erik - what kind of chicks are they? Very cute....I love how they crash like that when they're tired! I have 4 mystery chicks and I think one of mine looks very much like yours. Enjoy your new babies!
     
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  9. RendonRoo

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    I couldn't get over how they can fall asleep while running across the brooder. Just fall over like they died of a heart attack. LOL. Tap the brooder and they are back up and running. Good Luck and welcome to BYC
     

  10. countrybum

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    I have to agree, it looks pretty normal. They are babies. Cute little chicks, I must say. [​IMG]
     

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