face pecking

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by toddog, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. toddog

    toddog In the Brooder

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    is it normal for my 4 day old chicks to keep pecking each others eyes and face please help
     
  2. PAchicki

    PAchicki Hatching

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    no thats not how big is there coop? do they all have plenty of room?[​IMG]
     
  3. Lesa

    Lesa Songster

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    Sounds a bit odd. I would be sure they have enough room, plenty of fresh food and water.
     
  4. toddog

    toddog In the Brooder

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    ok thank you
     
  5. toddog

    toddog In the Brooder

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    11 chicks and the size of the brooder is apx 1 and a half foot by 1 foot is this to small , i do have another one comeing tomorow will they be ok ?
     
  6. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    That's a little small. I would try dropping the temp in there a little, at least til tomorrow. It might help to darken the room some as well, like close blinds or turn overhead light off, whatever.
     
  7. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

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    Mine do it all the time. Its like they see a speck of shavings or something and try to peck it off.
     

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