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Breathing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chicken24, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. chicken24

    chicken24 Out Of The Brooder

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    They seem to be breathing really hard is that normal for them to do[​IMG]
     
  2. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the temperature? If you have the light too hot or close to them then it would cause heavy breathing.
     
  3. chicken24

    chicken24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you @JadedPhoenix
     
  4. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NP.
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    You have some good advice - just increase the distance between the light / heat source and the chicks. As long as they do not begin to huddle together under the light / heat source then they are fine. I'm thinking that what you are seeing is the chicks opening their beaks to try and cool down, rather than struggling to breathe.

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