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is this normal for baby chicks?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 80lilpiyo2, May 20, 2016.

  1. 80lilpiyo2

    80lilpiyo2 New Egg

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    Hello! I'm new here but have occasionally stumbled back here for advice and tips so..! Nice to meet y'all!

    So we have gotten two new chicks and they couldn't be any different!(in color too!) The yellow one just eats and eats and is definitely more lively. I mean everytime we look he's eating! The black one, on the other hand lies down alot? He wont sleep but just lies down often. Occasionally eats or drinks but not as lively. Almost lazy little guy.
    Just curious is this normal? Could the black one be sick? I understand as babies they do this but just seems like alot.. Our previous ones were so different from these O_O

    Again, I enjoy this site and nice to meet you guys!
     
  2. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any pictures of the black chick? If its eyes are half closed, and its weak it could be sick. But by your description it sounds like its just normal
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Pics? With your description of the white one constantly eating, it could be a Cornish X.
     
  4. 80lilpiyo2

    80lilpiyo2 New Egg

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  5. 80lilpiyo2

    80lilpiyo2 New Egg

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    Pics ain't working, but I will here shortly when it works. Sorry about that, still learning
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. 80lilpiyo2

    80lilpiyo2 New Egg

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    It was finally warm enough so we took them out. Thankfully the black one moved around alot! I'm still worried since compared to his fluffy yellow friend his feathers look messy and missing? It could be old feathers falling off but I'm not sure :/

    @I Love Layers

    @junebuggena

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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a healthy, normal Silver Laced Wyandotte.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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