This cannot be right. (see pic included)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pdavis7484, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. pdavis7484

    pdavis7484 In the Brooder

    "Crazy eye" pictured below, sleeps like this all the time. Crazy huh. I thought that she/he was dead the first time I seen her/him like this.[​IMG]
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    So what's wrong? [​IMG]

    Do you mean that bare patch of eyelid? That is what folds in on itself and you don't see it when the eye is open. Like your upper eyelid.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Baby and young chickens sleep in all sorts of positions when they are little. It's normal.
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator

    Yup... looks dead to me! [​IMG]

    I think crazy-eye looks a bit odd too! She/he must have had a really tiring day!
  5. pdavis7484

    pdavis7484 In the Brooder

    One day it was on his/her back sleeping with it's leg's stuck up in the air. I'll get a pic of that too. Ya'll have got to see that! They sleep in some of the strangest positions.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2007
  6. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    Mine sleep with their neck stuck out like that, too. It looks like they are ready for the chopping block! [​IMG]
  7. robin416

    robin416 Songster

    Feb 6, 2007
    The splat! I love the splat, especially when you have about twelve of them all doing it at the same time.
  8. Foghorn

    Foghorn Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    I have two chicks that sleep standing then fall over and wake everyone up! It's a riot!
  9. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Awwwwwwwww...looks very comfy to me. Makes me wanna take a nap.
  10. demonique

    demonique In the Brooder

    Mar 19, 2007
    *giggle* I wish I had known this a week ago. I recieved a bunch of dead and deathly ill chicks in the mail.... and was worried anytime the poor things weren't standing up that they were about to die, so I'd hurriedly "revive" them with a guide to the waterer.

    *lol* A week later, I see that my survivors like to sprawl out strangely, too! Imagine that!

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