my chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Steven0150, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Steven0150

    Steven0150 Out Of The Brooder

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    they are spilling there food every where and i think the one rr is using it as a dust bath and my br is sleeping standing up. is this normal
     
  2. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YES that is veryyyyy normal!!!!!!!! lol that is exactly what my chicks do! Thats what chicks are best at....making a mess(but ya gotta love them!). You could put a brick under the feeder to keep it cleaner
     
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gila, New Mexico
    Perfectly normal. If you have a plastic trough-type feeder with a lid with holes for their heads to poke through to get the feed, they'll waste much less. Chickens are very messy birds. Good luck!!

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