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My New Silkie Laying in Her Food, Is That Normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by WildCochinReba, May 18, 2016.

  1. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's eating but after when she's done she still laying in her food.
     
  2. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old?
     
  3. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two weeks old.
     
  4. grichard

    grichard Out Of The Brooder

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    Normal my chicks do that all the time it's a comfort security thing
     
  5. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Normal. I went to a bigger dish to keep them from kicking it all out which lead to them both sleeping in there at the same time and roosting on the edge - which has led to pooping in the food. So I went back to the little quart chick feeder. No sleeping, no pooping, no scratching it all out

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  6. grichard

    grichard Out Of The Brooder

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    Give them something to hop on and play with
     
  7. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright, thank you everyone!
     
  8. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] There she is, luckily she hasn't pooped in her food. Yet...
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2016
  9. grichard

    grichard Out Of The Brooder

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    All tell u she's a cutie
     

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