1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Chick looks like its panting help !!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Spitman, May 15, 2011.

  1. Spitman

    Spitman Chillin' With My Peeps

    264
    1
    123
    Apr 24, 2010
    You can see his chest and body heaving more than all the other chicks like his heart is racing what can I do for this chick ? Is there something wrong with it ? is it having heart Problems , It also opens his mouth like he is panting all other chicks are normal so the brooder temp is fine . Help please .
     
  2. Celtic Chick

    Celtic Chick Overrun With Chickens

    4,063
    105
    260
    Apr 7, 2011
    SE Wis
    I'd take it away from the rest of your chicks in case it is sick.
    And just because the rest of the chicks are fine doesn't mean this one isn't hot. Feel its feet. Are they hotter than the other chicks? He could be stressed too.
    Try to get it to drink some water.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by