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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Happy hairbrain, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. Happy hairbrain

    Happy hairbrain Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my 3 week old chicks almost always pecks the wall of their box, I am wondering if there is anything wrong with her?
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol! There is nothing wrong with the bird. They explore with their beaks and can see colors and light wavelengths that we can't. There is something there of interest to her. [​IMG] you don't have fluorescent lights on in the room do you? it's like a disco ball to them, makes 'em crazy.
     
  3. ORChickFam

    ORChickFam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol we have one who does that too. The kids named her nimrod from Mr. Poppers Penguins.
     
  4. Happy hairbrain

    Happy hairbrain Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol, the only light is a red heat lamp and the other babies don't do it. Never thought she might be having fun with it! Thanks
     
  5. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YW. here's a quick chicken/avian vision article for fun, you can dig deeper of course.http://www.livescience.com/8099-chickens-color-humans.html
     

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