Crazy chicks!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Flowerchick, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. Flowerchick

    Flowerchick Out Of The Brooder

    12
    0
    22
    Mar 24, 2008
    Eastern Shore of MD
    My three-week-old chicks have been very rambunctious for about an hour every morning for the past few days, and I am wondering if this is normal! They are quiet early, but around 8:30 or so they start flapping, running, squawking and knocking things over in the brooders for about an hour--or more. it is still going on at a quarter to ten! They are not picking on one another or anything bad. Is it just extra energy? The rest of the day they are fairly quiet and peaceful.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yep, they do have spurts of energy and will go bizerk once in a while. Perfectly normal!
     
  3. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    869
    0
    149
    Feb 22, 2008
    Kingman, AZ
    If you want even more of a laugh, try giving them some mealworms during their "crazies"!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by