I have three chicks, I noticed one is panting at times. Should I be worried? I have noticed they all eat like crazy and usually have full crops. 1) What type of bird , age and weight. Serama, one week old. 2) What is the behavior, exactly. open mouth panting, rapid breathing. 3) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. no 4) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. Nothing, that I know of. 5) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. Eating and drinking, maybe too much? 6) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc. normal 7) What has been the treatment you have administered so far?none 8 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet? I'd like to treat it myself, if possible. 10) Describe the housing/bedding in use pine shavings in a brooder (cardboard box) with a heat lamp. Temp. is about 85-90 degrees.