Weird question from Newbie

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lbartsch, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. lbartsch

    lbartsch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 4 month-old chicks and two of them lay often lay on their side to sleep. It looks so weird. Is that normal? They seem totally fine and happy otherwise. One is a Rhode Island Red and one is a White Auracana.

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  2. Britney

    Britney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing is really a weird question when it comes down to it. Yes that is normal, they dust bathe that way also. It looks like they are flopping around and rolling in the dirt.
     
  3. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this inside or out side the coop? Inside they should be roosting, out side the coop it's normal and fun to watch. Ours lay on sides back you name it lol. They love to lay on cool dirt and they dig holes to get deeper and lay.
     
  4. lbartsch

    lbartsch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whew, glad to know we have "normal" chickies.

    Thanks everyone!

    And to answer the last question, yes it is always outside on the ground but only two of them do it. It is very amusing.
     
  5. Britney

    Britney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this inside or out side the coop? Inside they should be roosting, out side the coop it's normal and fun to watch. Ours lay on sides back you name it lol. They love to lay on cool dirt and they dig holes to get deeper and lay.

    We have a nice comfy bench under a tree>>>
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2011

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