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My chick is breathing heavy

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bantams321, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. bantams321

    bantams321 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 7 baby chicks and one of them is breathing really heavy they are 3 days old. Should i b concerned?
     
  2. JLaw

    JLaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea but I noticed my silkies do it from time to time. One or both cant keep track of them does weird neck/head/chest throws also. One was breathing hard while laying down scratching ground with one claw I think it was bored/dusting? I almost video taped it to post and ask what was up but I opened cage and it moved and acted fine before I even got hand in cage to check it. I thought it was on it's death bed the way it was acting.
     
  3. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is the chick ?? I have one doing that now ....
     
  4. mattsinger

    mattsinger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it still active and moving around?
     
  5. bantams321

    bantams321 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah it seems to be perfectly healthy now:)
     
  6. JLaw

    JLaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to put mine down had some sort of crop problem and couldn't get it fixed. Down to eleven chicks now.
     

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