How long will it take a chick to forget about its buddies?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by stone_family3, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know have one 9 week old chick left, she's been spending all days peeping loudly and searching for her friends. I did check her this morning and she appears to be injury free.
     
  2. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can put in a stuffed animal or a feather duster and they usually cuddle up to that. or you could buy some new ones. what happened to the others????
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unknown animal got them. She roosts now since she's older
     
  4. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry for your loss [​IMG] i would definitely give her something to interact with.
     
  5. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    X2 Awwww.....I would get her something also mainly because they usually are happiest in a flock....
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Put a mirror in with her so she thinks there is another chick.
     
  7. Eris

    Eris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the mirror idea. I agree, a stuffed animal, or more chicks if you can [​IMG]
     
  8. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone, I brought her in for the night due to another loss [​IMG]

    I did find the problem so I fixed it for the night. Once I turned out the lights she settled down quite nicely. I would love to get a few more chicks, but it's not in the budget. I have asked on CL if anyone had any pullets they would like to rehome for free.

    I know that it is normal to lose chickens, but I can't help but to feel awful.
     
  9. Pharm Girl

    Pharm Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Keep looking, someone's got to have a buddy for her. Poor lil thang...
     

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