Kicking the shaving

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by showgirl96, Mar 21, 2013.

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  1. showgirl96

    showgirl96 Out Of The Brooder

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    Dose anyone know what they are doing!? Every time I turn around my little chicks are kicking the shavings and pecking the floor. They are in a 35gallon tub with plenty of room to roam. Maybe they like to hear the knocking of the plastic?? I have no clue! I have also seen them manny times rubing their heads in the shavings and shaking their heads. Is this anything to worry about!? My first time with chickens, but my turkeys never did this? Any advice helps:)

    There about a week old maybe they are practicing for wen they are outside? Should I try a different bedding?
     
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  2. WickeeChickee

    WickeeChickee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like they're just scratching around like normal. My husband calls it "digging to China" lol. Just make sure they don't clog up their water with all the shavings they're throwing around. [​IMG]
     
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