Kung Fu Chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by doglady60, May 9, 2011.

  1. doglady60

    doglady60 In the Brooder

    May 4, 2011
    I have two cochin chicks that are 3-4 weeks old. I have them in a dog crate and almost every time I open the door to clean or feed they rush over and kick with their feet. They are supposed to be bantams and I don't know if they're boys or girls. This sounds like rooster behavior to me. Would hens do this too? They also dive bomb each other. I have a Silkie chick with them and it just tries to stay out of their way.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    It's normal, for both males and females. [​IMG]

  3. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Songster

    Mar 10, 2011
    Bantams are SO funny! They have little man syndrome, boy or girl! Good LUCK! We love our bantams!
  4. doglady60

    doglady60 In the Brooder

    May 4, 2011
    My rooster is a bantam but was raised with all full size hens. I don't remember him ever behaving this way. I didn't intend to keep it if it was a rooster but he's so cute and sweet, a mottled bantam cochin, that I knew he was going to stay. If any of these are boys they will be out of here! Now I'll keep my fingers crossed they are hens. Thanks for the advice!
  5. oldrooster

    oldrooster One Crazy Nut

    Quote:Your description reminded me of this song.

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