Duck shaking head when eating?

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

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chirping

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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 Chirping

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    Does she have water close by?
     
  3. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chirping

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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 Crowing

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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 Chirping

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    Lol I figured I was overreacting! Thanks!
     

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