Panting silkie

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenlady23, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. chickenlady23

    chickenlady23 New Egg

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    I just got 2 silkies and I live in Florida. One of them pants A LOT the other one I never see panting. They are in the shade, they have a full feeder of crumbled feed, full waterer, and a fan blowing on them. I am pretty new to chickens and was just wondering if this was normal or what I can do to help. [​IMG]
     
  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Good evening!

    I would say she is most likely fine, chickens pant to keep themselves cool, just like dogs, you don't usually worry when dogs pant, so as long as they have cold water and the fan in shade, I would say they have been adequately cared for.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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