BR chick scratching her head a lot...?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lady Henevere, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Lady Henevere

    Lady Henevere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New chick owner here. I got three chicks last week, and just added two more to the group today. One of the new ones, a baby barred rock, is scratching her head a lot, and shaking her head like something is tickling her. I don't see or feel anything on her head. She's eating fine and seems otherwise okay, but she scratches every minute or so. Is this anything to be worried about? Thanks very much.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] It does not sounds normal, however I have no idea what it could be!!! I love your screen name.
     
  3. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ooooooooo, I think she must have been reading the Mites thread. I know I've been all twitchy and scratching ever since I read it.
     
  4. Lady Henevere

    Lady Henevere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So that's what she was doing when I caught her on the computer! I knew I shouldn't have wired the brooder for internet. [​IMG]

    She's doing it less now (scratching that is, not surfing the net), so hopefully it's no big deal.

    Thanks, Debi -- I named one of the chicks Lady Henevere too.
     
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2009
  5. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Quote:My BSL was going to have 2 brooder mates named "Lay" and "Dee" and her name is Gwenevyre. Her brooder mates got named "Nugget" and "Dumpling" (I love naming my hens food names) and she got stuck with Gwen. She's such a great bird! We luv her!
     

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