Rir chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Dbc, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Dbc

    Dbc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How in the world do I get these things to drink some water all they ever do is just sit and stare at it like it's a mirror or something! Can anyone help me with peep problem?
     
  2. ChickyLove

    ChickyLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they eating well? And how old are they??
     
  3. Dbc

    Dbc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They hatched this morning and yes they are really getting into the food thing. They just love it.
     
  4. ChickyLove

    ChickyLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh they're still newborns! [​IMG] How deep is your water dish?
     
  5. Dbc

    Dbc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably have an inch! My teacher was talking about her chickens one day! It sounded interesting so I thought I would like to have some! So I bout me an incubator and she gave me 7 eggs but only 3 were fertile and they have the funniest personality! One is a little bitty! She wants it her way! And then I have a little small one that is funny because it just stumbles around everywhere!
     
  6. ChickyLove

    ChickyLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I understand, newly hatched chicks don't need a lot of food or water for the first 48 hours. You do have it available to them, so that's good! They'll figure it out [​IMG] Just make sure the water stays fresh and the food too and it'll work out.
     
  7. Dbc

    Dbc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are learning to drink and eat I was just watching them they are funny!
     
  8. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont worry!Your chickens will find the way.

    Happy Farming [​IMG]
     
  9. Live Oak Farms 01

    Live Oak Farms 01 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:1. How old are they?
    2. Do you see them eating often?
    3. Is their water plain water, or do you have sugar mixed in?

    Answer these questions and I should be able to help.
     
  10. Dbc

    Dbc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 day old and pretty often and just plain water
     

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