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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 4Him, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. 4Him

    4Him In the Brooder

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    I just received 30 chicks, all 1-3 days old. I only have one question....one of my chicks, I think he/she is a Wyandotte, is running around in circles. He runs the entire rim of the brooder box, running over the sleeping chicks. I call him Forest (as in "run, Forest run!). Do you think he's getting a sugar high from the added sugar to the water? Or is there an explanation? Sure could use some advice. Thank you
     

  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    [​IMG] @ sugar high. Who knows? Maybe he's a natural spaz. It sounds like normal chick behavior to me.
     
  3. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

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    [​IMG]

    And that is seriously funny!
     
  4. 4Him

    4Him In the Brooder

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    Thank you for the post. I don't know what 'normal' chick behavior is......I'm very new at this!
     
  5. tclegg

    tclegg Chirping

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    Could be alittle high from the sugar and be getting excess running out from being "cooped" up from trip don't worry
     
  6. ChickasaurusRex

    ChickasaurusRex Songster

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] ..... too funny
     
  7. larsonll

    larsonll Chirping

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    I'm assuming this chick has nothing in his/her mouth. Anytime one of my chicks finds something he/she thinks is special, he/she tears around the brooder emitting a very distinct peep, i.e. "look what I have, look what I have!"
     

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