my chicks

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

  1. Steven0150

    Steven0150 In the Brooder

    Jun 11, 2010
    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 Songster

    Apr 16, 2010
    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 Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    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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