how many hours a day are one day chicks supposed to sleep?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by maddy14, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. maddy14

    maddy14 Out Of The Brooder

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    has been sleeping on and off 3-4 hours now
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, they sleep a TON of the day away, for about 3, 4 days. After all, it took a whole lot of energy to kick their way out of those shells, from the curled up positions in which they grew in the egg.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    For the first week they eat, sleep and poop.
     
  4. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just like a newborn human...they sleep more than they are awake [​IMG] They eat,drink,poop and sleep [​IMG]
     
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