Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by WickeeChickee, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. WickeeChickee

    WickeeChickee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my 2.5 week old BO keeps "bathing" in the shavings and the others come and pick pieces of shavings off her. I've checked her for bugs, etc [​IMG]
    but she looks fine. After a bit she'll get up and act normal so I guess nothing's wrong, right? [​IMG] Tried to post a video but I'm not sure if it's going to work, grrr..

     
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  2. chick lovers

    chick lovers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am pretty sure that that is normal once they get bigger and go outside they will do the same in dirt and mulch so i am pretty sure the chick is fine but just in case keep a close eye on her.

    P.S. If you have flowerbeds be ready to buy more flowers thet will dig big holes in it
     
  3. BarredRockGirls

    BarredRockGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you dont see anything on her or any other chick then its prolly her just taking a dirt bath . or dust bath. maybe she likes it more that the others lol she might feel the need to do it more ? haha im sure shes ok
     
  4. WickeeChickee

    WickeeChickee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha! Yes, I have a germaphobic chicken! I guess they're watching my constant cleaning around the brooder (since it's in our living room) and it's starting to rub off on them! [​IMG]
     
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  5. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    It's normal, they are just learning to dust bathe.
     

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