Strange Behaviour?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by avroncotton, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. avroncotton

    avroncotton Out Of The Brooder

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    My five week old chicks keep going onto one side and stretching out a wing, all three do it. Is this normal?
     
  2. cookinmom

    cookinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi avroncotton. Mine are also 5 wks. They stretch wings, stretch legs, lay on their sides in the sun. It's hard to say for sure that what yours are doing is normal, but it probably is fine. I think it's just a bird thing. [​IMG] Sometimes when they dustbathe they wind up almost upside down.
     
  3. livestock101

    livestock101 Out Of The Brooder

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    The laying on one side with a wing stretched out is totally normal.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They're taking a sunbath! Basking in the warmth, no problem. Even my adult hens do that on a sunny day.
     

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