Can 2-3 wk old chicks get gape?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tammymcl, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. Tammymcl

    Tammymcl Out Of The Brooder

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    Two of my 2-3 week old chicks are yawning repeatedly. Is it possible for a chick this young to get gape worm or are they just adjusting their crop?
     
  2. dawg53

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    Not likely. It usually takes about 2 weeks before gapeworm symptoms appear once infected.
     

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