do chicks die of loneliness?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pattgal, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2010
    New Brunswick, Canada
    I had a mille fleur chick that I was keeping in the living room in a rabbit cage, It was one of those unexpected things I did not plan on
    I have never had one chick grow up by itself at all but I still have three hypothesis
    his cage was wet yesterday because his water spilled out but DH changed the litter anb he was still alive then
    could he have been cold? it's starting to get cold out but Its still warm in the house from having the heat on at night ( its at least 15c in the house in the daytime)
    or could he have been lonely?
  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    Well, I look at it like this - if I were the only human living among chickens, would I be lonely? Probably
  3. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

    May 3, 2011
    Magic Birdie land
    A chicken of any age could die of loneliness. It's recommended that you keep at least two together.
    Sorry about your chick [​IMG] [​IMG]

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