my chick is chirping a lot!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SMilano, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. SMilano

    SMilano Out Of The Brooder

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    she is the tiniest baby, but she is 10 days old, approx 2 days older than her siblings the bcm's. yet all she wants to do is chirp and crawl up under everyone. she has a sibling not much larger but with so much more spunk and less babiness.... is she going to be ok?
     
  2. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    Is she cold? Chirping and wanting to squash up with everyone else can sometimes mean it's feeling cold. Perhaps you could lower the heat lamp a little. But still leave somewhere cooler that the other chicks can go if they get too warm.
    All chickens have different personalities though. Some are naturally more 'tough' than others!
     
  3. SMilano

    SMilano Out Of The Brooder

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    i wanted to thank you for your post. so far i have lost two small, white silkie chicks. i find that they seem to be more timid and meek. i have a black and a partridge silkie chicks and they both are more astoot and seem very active, where as my last white one who appears healthy and happy does just like the other two did and sits around. it eats, drinks, and does run around a little but nothing like the other two. i wonder if its the breed? color? not sure? any thoughts? so far so good with the 3rd little white one.... wish me luck!
     

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