9 week old chick making weird sound

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by adcockfarm, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. adcockfarm

    adcockfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we have a 9 week old chick who is now making a weird sound. at first, i thought she was just getting her adult voice, but it sounds hoarse and strange... is this normal? thanks!
     
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    adcockfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How is your chick doing today? Is she still making the sound? Are you seeing any other symptoms that might be a sign of a respiratory infection, such as a watery eye, clear nasal drainage, or gasping? Sometimes they can get sick from their bedding getting soaked with water or droppings, dust and mold can easily form, or ammonia odors can affect their voice or cause infections. Clean dry bedding, raising waterers up to should height, and good air circulation over their heads can help to prevent problems.
     
  4. adcockfarm

    adcockfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she is still making the sound but she looks healthy, I'm starting to think she is transitioning from cluck to chirp. we cleaned out their cage too just i case (it was time anyway) thanks!
     

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