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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Suess hens, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. Suess hens

    Suess hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, when do baby chicks stop sleeping with their beaks resting on the ground? Or do some always do that. Of the 3 3-weekers I have one tucks her head under her wing and the other three are like little toddlers...zonk out where I stop.
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    All I know is for a few weeks, they eat, poop, and drop down to sleep like they were dropping over dead. In pretty strange positions sometimes.

    My Polish are 6 months old, they hang their heads straight down over the side of the shelf they sleep on, makes me laugh
     
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  3. Suess hens

    Suess hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, my BR does this. Sometimes I can't even see her beak, she just drops where she stops. I just thought it was so odd to see one acting so "mature" with her little head tucked.
     

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