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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DragonClaw01, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 11 chicks. Various types and sizes. One recently died. Not quite sure why.

    The chicks are all hyper aggressive, jumpy, flightly and constantly pick at themselves and others. More than usual.

    I don't think it's just me though. Something seems off.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    How old are they? What are their breeds? And how much space to they have?
     
  3. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got them a week or so ago. Some still had their egg tooth. Then I got more a little after.

    About a square foot each. But before, this morning, they were comfy and evenly dispersed. Now, it's all different.
     
  4. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're mixed, I grabbed chicks from all the buckets. 5 seem to be frizzle polish, maybe one EE, 3 RIR/Sex link , 1 Buff Orpingtonish, 1 random bantam and maybe a Leghorn.
     
  5. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know if this is a breed or sex thing, but some of the wings don't seem to be growng right.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you post pictures of the brooder and the chicks you are concerned with?
     
  7. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah. But I don't think that's it. I've raised several batches of chicks with improvised brooders and nothing was like this.
     
  8. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any sign of mites?
     
  9. DragonClaw01

    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly, I'm not sure. There were some mite-like specs, but not many or very big or moving, really.

    I thought mites too,but I don't know.
     
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    DragonClaw01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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