Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bakinghomesteader, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. bakinghomesteader

    bakinghomesteader Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some chicks (16) and there are some yellow/orange ones in there that I think are RIR. A couple of them fly through the brooder and land on/push over some others. Sometimes the barred rocks will be on the feeder trough and the yellow one (s) will do this. Is that normal? Thanks!
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep, that's normal. How old are they? They're most likely in the early stages of deciding the pecking order.

    Enjoy your little ones! [​IMG]
     
  3. bakinghomesteader

    bakinghomesteader Out Of The Brooder

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    these ones were bought one week ago today, but look a little older than that maybe a few days. I have some others that are smaller that I got on Wednesday last week and they were 2 days old when I got them.
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Wait til they start chest bumping like drunks at a superbowl party.....
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    YUP normal. Mine did that all the time too. I think it's their way of playing tag! [​IMG]
     
  6. bakinghomesteader

    bakinghomesteader Out Of The Brooder

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    I did see the chest bumping. lol. That's what I thought of when I saw it. [​IMG]
     

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