How chicks sleep...:D

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gogoalie, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. gogoalie

    gogoalie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's just too cute...they'll all lay 'round lil' lil' dogs all spread out, wings & legs, all over each other, & some on the outside of the heap just look dead! Pretty neat to see!
     
  2. Shannon33

    Shannon33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is cute once you KNOW about it, lol. First time I had chicks though, I walked in the room and thought half of them really were dead!
     
  3. EncinoMan

    EncinoMan Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:When I got my chicks home, they were exhausted from peeping away during the 40 minute drive home. I gently placed them in the brooder, and my White Leghorn peeped once and then just faceplanted!! Within seconds all three were sprawled out and motionless, it looked like a chicken reenactment of the Jonestown Massacre! But I looked closely and saw they were breathing...after a ten minute nap under the heat lamp, all three were happily eating and drinking.

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  4. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Here's when my babies were 5 days old :)
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  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:I know what you mean.

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  6. chickmama320

    chickmama320 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE the one in the feeder! Too cute!
     
  7. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's I love is how limp they are when you pick them up after they get all sleepy! Sometimes I am late putting them in the coop & when you go to grab them...they just let you! Mine are so sweet when they are 1/2 asleep! Also expains why they are such a target for predators @ night though! [​IMG]
     
  8. AKsmama

    AKsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It always cracked me up to watch them at night. They'd be all piled up asleep, and one would jump, and then there'd be a little chick ripple as the others did the same thing and settled back down. Very amusing [​IMG]
     
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    My husband swore all of mine were dying when he saw them sleeping. He kept nudging them to see if they would move.
     
  10. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

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