starting to spar

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jham86, May 12, 2011.

  1. jham86

    jham86 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2011
    so my chicks are about a month old now, today I saw them sparring a little. 2 of them would look at each other then jump up once or twice while flapping thier wings. no contact, they just jump up once or twice then both turn and go back to scratching around. It was pretty cool to watch
  2. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2011
    Rockingham County, NH
    So thats what mine have been doing then. Huh. Thanks for the info! [​IMG]
  3. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2011
    SE Idaho
    It is fun to watch but they are taking it very seriously. [​IMG] All part of the pecking order. Mine were at their worst around 6 weeks when that chest bumping was often accompanied by a chase and a quick peck on the head. After that, they seemed to get it figured out without any bloodshed and are at peace. Gotta love it! [​IMG]

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