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Bantam d'uccle shudders/vibrates when being held...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by susanah, Jan 21, 2012.

  1. susanah

    susanah Songster

    Mar 23, 2009
    We have a very sweet bantam d'uccle who when held kind of vibrates on and off when you are holding her. Very rhythmic. She is not afraid of us and will come to us to be picked up. I never thought much about it but today she seems a little lethargic, like maybe something is wrong, and her vibrations/shaking are a lot stronger when we hold her. It is visible in her feet. She shouldn't be cold either - 70 degrees outside. (We're in FL) Any ideas? Should I be concerned?
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2012

  2. Mum

    Mum Songster

    Dec 23, 2011
    I can't answer if you should be worried about the vibrations/shaking because mine does that too.

    Being lathargic could another matter: it could be she is just having an "under the weather" kind of day. Is she eating well? Getting plenty of fluid? No other symptoms such as bad pooh? Are her eyes, nose and vent clean?

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