My 2 week old chicks just started shaking there heads.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JFWilliams, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. JFWilliams

    JFWilliams New Egg

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    My 2 week old chicks just started shaking there heads periodically.. Was wondering if anyone had an idea of what might be causing this and what I can do to help them if there is something wrong? Thanks
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, JFWilliams, and :welcome. Great to have you with us. I don't really have any advice. My chickens seems to do a lot of head shaking...after they eat and drink. How frequently does this occur and do they seem distressed? If you think there is something wrong with them you might consider posting here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures
    Good luck to you.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Have you checked them for lice or mites?
     
  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Ok, may seem like a silly question. Do you notice this while you are talking to it? I talk baby talk to mine, and some of them don't like the high pitch of it. Now, that's the easy fix.
    red has given you a great link to go ask questions, and for you to tell more about what is going on when/while it's shaking it's head.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. cukuriku

    cukuriku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome [​IMG] enjoy the community, and much luck with your flock!
     

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