Few questions about chicks ...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Quella, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Quella

    Quella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 20, 2008
    1. How hard/soft should a crop be? I let them out today, don't think they're swallowing tiny rocks as grit, because their crop seems pretty hard today.

    2. One of the chicks is sneezing madness. It also has raspy breathing and occasionally, raspy chirping. She's a lot smaller than the other one, too.

    Any help?
  2. rachaelc

    rachaelc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    How old are your babies? My little ones had very hard crops the other day but they are only a few days old. I hear that if they eat big blades of grass that it can pac their crops. Giving some grit will help. It's probably due to being outside. Sorry I don't know what to say about the raspy breathing. Hope they feel better.

    Rachael C- mother of all

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