Dry heaves or soundless practice crows?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chikenscratch, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. chikenscratch

    chikenscratch Chillin' With My Peeps

    What does it mean when a 8-15 day old chick opens its mouth? It reminds me of dry heaves (in a way).

    Do they practice crowing or do they regurgitate food?
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's kinda like a mini-yawn and is no indication of roosterhood.
     
  3. featheredroots

    featheredroots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A couple of mine started doing that, I thought they were choking....scared the daylights out of me! LOL!
     

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