Chicken breathes with mouth open when picked up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rosemarysugar, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. rosemarysugar

    rosemarysugar Songster

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    Any idea why my Orpington begins to breathe with her mouth open when I pick her up? This is not new and is not accompanied by any other signs. Actually, now that I think about it, she has a clicking feeling the her chest sometimes when she breathes. Other than THAT there is nothing else. Thank You.
     
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    It could be that she is stressed by you picking her up.
     
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