Normal pecking behaviors?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sparkles2307, May 6, 2009.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    One ofmy chicks seems to be insanely curious and if anyone else has a spot of white on their beak he follows them around and pecks and pecks and pecks as their beak! Will this lead to any problems? He is a bantam, so eventually everyone else will be twice his size...then I guess they could get him back! Any suggestions or do all chicks do things like this?
     
  2. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He should outgrow it pretty quick. Mine all still peck each others beaks every so often.
     
  3. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Whew ok cause the other babies seem very irritated and try to get away but hes such a stinker, reminds me of my yougest son lol. Thanks good to know he should outgrow it!
     
  4. Freyja

    Freyja Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm having the same problem with a 3-day old RIR who pecks at the others' eyes and beaks.

    So I'm wondering if your chick outgrew the behavior?
     

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