sleepy chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Roosteroops, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Roosteroops

    Roosteroops Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 8 to 18 hour old chicks in the incubator. They are drying nicely and chirping every now and then. But is it normal for them to lay down a lot and sleep? For example, they will struggle to move around all the other eggs in the bator then suddenly plop over and sleep. Normal?
     
  2. Marion

    Marion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they act like they have narcolepsy! They are really funny to watch run around then suddenly drop off to sleep in a matter of seconds!
     
  3. charliesgirl

    charliesgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    haha, yeah its normal, look how tiny they are just coming from that cramped little egg and how hard they are working just to get out. yup, id be pooped too [​IMG]
     

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