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Chicks sort of sneezing

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 hi all

 

my 5 week old chicks have been sneezing but not like they are sick. They seem to be acting normally e.g. eating, drinking etc. but 2 of them are sneezing. not like hard atchoo sneeze, but more like a puff of air sneeze. can someone help. 

 

thx

tom:yiipchick

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Originally Posted by tommosx56 View Post

 hi all

my 5 week old chicks have been sneezing but not like they are sick. They seem to be acting normally e.g. eating, drinking etc. but 2 of them are sneezing. not like hard atchoo sneeze, but more like a puff of air sneeze. can someone help. 

thx
tom:yiipchick
One of mine does that too but I'm not sure why!
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Might just be clearing out their nostrils. Chicks do stir up quite a bit of dust scratching around...and produce it themselves when feathering out!
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Might just be clearing out their nostrils. Chicks do stir up quite a bit of dust scratching around...and produce it themselves when feathering out!
That is something I did not know! Thanks for the info!!
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