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Chick bobbing head and chirping franctically

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Will Vooghty 9, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. Will Vooghty 9

    Will Vooghty 9 New Egg

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    I have 3 chicks in my brooder (i lost 2 within the first 2 days of birth). One of my chicks seems to keep quite harshly bobbing its head back and chirping when doing so. Im a bit confused why it could be doing this as it does this every couple of seconds and has been doing this all day. Could someone answer why it is this and how i could prevent it

    Many thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It could be stress from shipping.
    Provide some vitamins such a Poultry Nutri-Drench or Poultry Cell vitamins, these can usually be found at your local feed store.
     

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