Duck shaking head when eating?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jannakaye, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pekin/runner/not sure what breed is shaking her head when she eats, slinging out most of the food. She only does it when she eats corn, with watermelon she's fine. Is it just her chewing? Goodness I worry too much! Sorry if I'm bothering anyone.
     
  2. windnleavesfarm

    windnleavesfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she have water close by?
     
  3. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, a fifteen gallon waterer that's changed daily is about a half a foot away from where she eats.
     
  4. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Ah yes, that is a condition we call "being a duck". :p

    Mine shakes her head all the time and flings food out when she eats. I call it the nom-nom-ptooey game.
     
  5. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol I figured I was overreacting! Thanks!
     

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