is this normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shaggy, May 11, 2009.

  1. shaggy

    shaggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    best guess is the chicks are about a week old

    i put their chick feed in a pie tin and mix in a little bit of Gravel'N'Grits (it's for parakeets - gravel - calcium carbonate - clay)

    they eat and sleep in the pie tin ..... they wake up for 5-10 minutes to eat and drink ... then they sleep for 20-30 minutes ... then wake up again ... rinse and repeat

    right now that is all they do .... is that normal?
     
  2. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    Yes thats normal, although they don't need grit unless you feed them something other than crumbles
     
  3. shaggy

    shaggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks, i will stop adding in the grit
     

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