sleeping while standing up.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kscottjoyce, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. kscottjoyce

    kscottjoyce Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2011
    I always have a bunch of chicks that fall asleep while standing up on their first couple days after hatching. I just want to say that it is so funny when they fall forward and seem to be confused about what just happened. Doesn't hurt them at all but very funny to watch.
  2. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2011
    This is our first go at raising chickens and I have to agree. It is hilarious. Ours run run run then suddenly wind down like an old toy and sputter to a stop... fall asleep... sink to the ground and wake up.

    I think the 3-point stance for sleeping is also funny... butt in the air and beak in the pine shavings.

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