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chick with a "hiccup" like sneeze

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kimb, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. kimb

    kimb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 3 month old Americana chick that just started a "hiccup"ish sneeze. She's eating/drinking/pooping normal and nothing else appears to be wrong. no runny eyes/nose/mouth... but whenever I go out to the coop to check/feed/let out I hear her "hiccup" - She's in a section of my coop with 4 other Cochin chicks - 10 weeks old - and a little silkie/chochin bantam hen that is about 9 months old. They're all healthy & appear normal.

    She has fresh food & water everyday - some hay or scraps as a treat to much on every other day or so - and a heat lamp...

    Should I be worried?

    The only other change since prior to the "hiccup" is using shavings... Before I got my recent batch of chicks she was in the larger coop with hay (as she would perch on the low perch with the silkie/cochin anyway). maybe the dust from the shavings?

    (( I also have a young 8 week - silkie chick with wry neck - but I don't see how these 2 things could be related?))
     
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    kimb Chillin' With My Peeps

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