Why do my chicks always fall asleep in my lap?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Airehead012, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. Airehead012

    Airehead012 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just curious because my baby chicks always fall asleep in my lap when I pick them up. I have some 1 to 2 week old Langshans, and one of them always snuggles into my armpit and falls asleep, and the other doesn't take long to follow. I also have a black-copper marin that is the same age and has a similar behavior. My 4 week old Americanas take a little longer, but will not leave my lap once they get comfortable. All of my babies run around and act normally when they're not in my lap, but why do they always fall sound asleep in my lap??
     
  2. bethandjoeync

    bethandjoeync Chillin' With My Peeps

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    because they see you as 'moma' and are comfortable snuggling up to you. and get so comfortable they sleep. I would take it as a compliment, and enjoy it while it lasts
     
  3. Airehead012

    Airehead012 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, and don't worry, I will! [​IMG]
     
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Plus, you're warm!
     
  5. the_great_snag

    the_great_snag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems like baby chicks will sleep anytime they are not eating or drinking and feel warm and safe.
     
  6. m2wandc

    m2wandc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ahhhhhhh that is pretty special! Lucky YOU!!! [​IMG]
     

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