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sleeping chicks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickaboo7, May 19, 2007.

  1. chickaboo7

    chickaboo7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do my chicks fall asleep when I turn them on their backs?
     
  2. LouManChu

    LouManChu Out Of The Brooder

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    be careful chickaboo7
    I dont know why yet, but it will kill them after a while, I found plenty of dead chicks in the brooder were they flipped on there backs during the night and couldn't get backup right and died from it.
    it will kill grown chicks as well as ducks and geese.
     
  3. cookinmom

    cookinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! I never heard it would kill 'em!
     
  4. chickaboo7

    chickaboo7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It only happens with the smallest ones. Is there something wrong with them?I never had bantams before. they are so small
     

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