sleeping beauty

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicken_noob, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. chicken_noob

    chicken_noob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up 2 bantam RIR's. They were 2 days old when I got them. The smaller of the 2 seems to always be sleeping. Out of all the chicks I have gotten this little guy seems to sleep the most. Is this normal for certain breeds or might he be ill or just a tired wee tike. Thanks for any info on him.
     
  2. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think any breeds are sleepier than others, it could be s/he is just tired, keep an eye on it- maybe try giving it some extra protein- scrambled or boiled (and mashed) egg, maybe some yogurt.
     
  3. chicken_noob

    chicken_noob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks for the protein idea. I'll give them a try.
     

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