is it normal for a chick to fall asleep instantly after picking her up

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rosyposyosy, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    she does this everytime. is it like a technique like the possom where he plays dead?
  2. chrissieg

    chrissieg Songster

    Perhaps she finds the conversation a little dull! :|
  3. Bubba

    Bubba Songster

    Jun 18, 2007
    Is this your sick bird?

  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Well... depends on the birds normal behavior and age. Young chicks can fall asleep in hands because it is warm. Or if this is the only chick, because it finally feels safe.
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