Silkie Chicks seem mellow compared to...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by newchickenfamily, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    my last batch of chicks! Is this normal? I just had a batch of LF chicks that were a bunch of little bundles of energy from the get-go. I now have 4 Silkie chicks that almost seem lethargic in comparison. They are eating/drinking/pooping normally, but doing a lot of sleeping and are not very active when NOT sleeping. [​IMG]
  2. jaybme

    jaybme Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old are they?

    I have had three batches, and they seemed pretty mellow to me, but got more active as they got older. By 4 weeks they were running and jumping. They still do not roost though, and are pretty tame and calm.

    I got some Marans, and realized how much I loved my silkies- my Marans are nuts, always running around and scared of everything.
  3. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh, I forgot to say how old they are!! They hatched this past Thursday, so they are 4 days old now.

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