A Shaky Black Sex Link

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickunsitah, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Chickunsitah

    Chickunsitah New Egg

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    For some reason my Black Sex Link shakes constantly whenever we holde her, making my sister and i worry. She is only two weeks old. The only time she doesen't shake is when she falls asleep in our hands. What's wrong!?!? Anyone have any ideas?[​IMG]
     
  2. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Our chicks did this as babies, and it never seemed to be a health problem...

    If you don't have them under a heat lamp, that may be why they're shaking... I hope they'll be okay. I'm sorry, I'm not very helpful...
     
  3. TheCrazyClucker

    TheCrazyClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww... poor girl.
    You could post in the Diseases, Injuries, and Cures forum, or is this already the Diseases, Injuries, and Cures forum? [​IMG]
    Like Chickenfan4life said, if you don't have her under a heat lamp, that's your problem. But if you do, answer this question: Is she shaking when she walks around? If she does that I don't know what to tell you. If she's only shaking when she's in your hands, she's probably scared and over-sensitive. I'd advise for you not to pick her up more once a day, and only for a couple minutes and cup your hands around her so she feels safe.. A once-in-a-while stroke on her back would get her used to you.
     
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