Newly hatched baby question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailmum16, Dec 13, 2015.

  1. quailmum16

    quailmum16 Hatching

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    Hello! My day old babies have been laying down in a weird pose.. They hop back up after they're done, but I am just extra worried about them as they're my first hatch. Is this okay or does it mean something? Thanks! [​IMG]
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    They do look dead sometimes but I wouldn't worry if they normally are up and about.
     
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  3. GrandmaBird

    GrandmaBird Songster

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    be sure they have an area to get cooled off, he looks like he might be a bit too warm. And they lay funny when they are chicks. They should not be on paper towel they need something they can grip, I use nonslip shelf liner, works well and is washable. he is really cute.
     

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