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Baby Chick that acts like it's trying to crow with no sound

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shbouton, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. shbouton

    shbouton Out Of The Brooder

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    Have 5 week and a half old chicks and just noticed that one of them is throwing his head back and and acting as if he is crowing but there is no sound. Should I be concerned? I have not noticed that behavior until just now...
     
  2. shbouton

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    Clarification - I have 5 chicks that are from 1-2 weeks old...
     
  3. 25 chickens

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    It's funny I have noticed similar behavior with a couple of my 1.5 week chicks also. Being a newbie I thought maybe they were yawning but never thought of crowing. now it's got me thinking maybe there's rooster or two in there. Yikes!
     
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  4. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're probably just swallowing a little down. I would have trouble swallowing feathers myself ! As long as they are eating and drinking as they should, they are ok. [​IMG]
     
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  5. One Chick Two

    One Chick Two Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes chickens adjust their crop by yawning.

    Also, we have BC Marans that crowed in the brooder as early as two weeks. These guys always were the alpha males. lol
     
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  6. shbouton

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    lol
     
  7. shbouton

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    Thanks everyone. Your comments both delight and calm me!!! He hasn't done it again... [​IMG]

    Thank goodness for this website!!! lol
     
  8. shbouton

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    lol
     
  9. shbouton

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    lol...I bet that's exactly what it was. He/She hasn't done it again. Next thing on my worry list... Being blonde, I automatically thought I was getting five hens, what if I got five roosters!!! lol
     
  10. shbouton

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    PS - Love the quote on your posts...
     

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