1 wk old chick breathes kinda like a bullfrog?

GFR

Hatching
9 Years
Oct 18, 2010
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Hi - I'm a brand new chick parent, and one of our one-week old chicks (buff orpington) is puffing out her (?) neck, sorta like a frog, not very fast nor very slow, just in and out. All other behaviors seem normal compared to the other chicks, running around, eating. Any ideas? Is this a problem? Thanks!
 

Lisa202

Songster
9 Years
Aug 20, 2010
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Long Island NY
I've never seen mine do that, but a couple chickens sometimes slowly open their beaks very wide...hold it a second... then close it and it kind of looks like the neck is also being stretched, but the neck doesn't look bigger like it's full of hair, it actually looks much thinner from being stretched longer.

Anyone else??
 
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