Some of my Babies are Sleeping

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mtnhomechick, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I ordered 25 Cornish x rocks today. Two died from stress. The rest were eating and drinking fine. Now, some of them are sleeping in a pile under the light........is that OK?

    Don't know if they're tired or stressed. Never had this kind of chick before.

    Thanks.
     
  2. eggcochin_freak5

    eggcochin_freak5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea chicks will sleep its normal.
     
  3. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    mtnhomechick, If they are all crowded under the light they may be cold. However if its only a few and they are not on top of each other they are fine. Some like it a little warmer. I am sorry you lost some. Keep up the good work. The rest should be just fine:).
     
  4. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 6 weeks old now and in their coop. they have slept on top of one another since the day I got them! Heat or no heat..they always sleep on top of each other.
     
  5. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Awww! They love each other![​IMG]
     
  6. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    They will sleep a LOT during the first 3-4 days...just like human babies. Eat, sleep, poop!
     

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