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ramming breast?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by k625, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. k625

    k625 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So...I really didnt know how to title this post, but..I think my silkie chicks are 4 weeks old today, and I had them out in their coop, and I noticed some of them flying up at each other and they hit each other in the breast area. Why are they doing this? Just seemed like they were kind of fighting or something? Any ideas?? Thanks so much!!
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Just sparring, working out the pecking order, blowing off steam. Just being kids.
     
  3. k625

    k625 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does it mean boys/girls, or do they all just sort of do it for fun?
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They all do it, trust me, LOL.
     
  5. k625

    k625 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh that is GREAT to know!! [​IMG] I really want all girls!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Sparks

    Sparks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always say they are going into Sumo Mode...like the wrestlers do. Mine are roosters though. They put their heads down then up and continue until one jumps over the other. Sparks:
     

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