On a MUCH much brighter note,

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Barbeque, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Barbeque

    Barbeque Songster

    May 4, 2010
    my chicks seem live and well.
    Of course, aside from BBQ );
    But I do have a few questions.
    Why do my polish and (insert breed*) chicks jump to the top of the coop when I open the top door? Like, kinda on the side. They could run away, but they just casually jump right back in the coop. Good to know they like being there.
    *What breed of chick looks similar to a chipmunk as a baby chick?
    And also, how long do chick adventures usually take? I'm hoping maybe I'll find BBQ wandering around tomorrow morning in the coop...
  2. 4 luv of eggs

    4 luv of eggs Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
    Westminster, MD
    My brown leghorns looked like chipmunks. If that's what you have, they will lay large white eggs.
  3. 4urbanchicks

    4urbanchicks In the Brooder

    Apr 26, 2010
    Quote:We had a welsummer chick that looked just like a chipmunk before she got her feathers.
  4. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    EEs look like that and so do sex links
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    My kids have all liked to perch on the brooder and look around with interest, then hop back inside after a while. Of course, my brooder is in the bathroom, so there's no "getting away" for them. Now and then I'll find one peering at her reflection in the bathroom sink faucet, or standing on the back of the toilet tank, or on the seat.

    I've never covered the brooder. I don't mind cleaning up the occasional poop from these early excursions out of the brooder. It's just the bathroom.
  6. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    Quote:thats cute xD
  7. watersoflethe

    watersoflethe Songster

    Apr 28, 2010
    Corona/Mira Loma CA
    my EE's, SLW, Male Red Star all look like chipmunks..... [​IMG]
    you shoud post pictures.. we can help [​IMG]
  8. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Songster

    Mar 26, 2010
    Upstate NY
    I have speckled sussex Do yours look like this:

  9. My Old English also have chicks that look like chipmunks.

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