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The chick that never sleeps

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BroosterSpringsteen, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. BroosterSpringsteen

    BroosterSpringsteen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2011
    NW North Carolina
    I have a very sweet EE chick that...let's just say...might be a little bit too much attached to me. While all of her siblings are quietly chirping about the brooder or sleeping, Sammie chirps LOUDLY all day and night long, unless I come over to the brooder. She's only quiet when she can see me. I adore her, but it's starting to drive me crazy. There isn't a place in the house where I can't hear her. I'm thinking of moving all the chicks to the coop. They're just past 3 weeks, the weather here is warm, but I plan to move the lamp as well. Will this be traumatic for her? Will her loud chirping attract every predator in the tri-county area? Is there a way to calm her in the house, outside of letting her live on my shoulder?
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Have you tried getting her a feather duster hung upside down with the feathers just touching the litter so she can snuggle under it? Worth a try.

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