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Should i worry about my chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Deleon98, Dec 30, 2015.

  1. Deleon98

    Deleon98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She seems overall healthy except for the fact that i noticed her "yawning" and her poop is runny compared to the others. I was thinking it could be gapeworm but i dont really know much about it.Also, one side of her beak is left open while the other is closed.
     
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  2. Deleon98

    Deleon98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found out that chicks produce cecal and i held mine till she pooped. I feel like an idiot[​IMG] so i guess she really was just yawning but i am wondering why half her mouth stays cracked open on one side. Was she just born like that...uneven?
     
  3. Cluckies

    Cluckies Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I had one that use to yawn when she was young, still does now and them. don't know about the beak though. maybe a crossbeak? or like you said, just uneven? can she eat and drink ok?
     
  4. Deleon98

    Deleon98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea shes as healthy as the others but i find it funny how much im stressing over everything.
     
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    Cluckies Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Oh yes, last year was my first year with chicks and I stressed over everything! I've been through alot the first year, it seemed it was trial by fire. I started with 6, now I have 5. Baby one of my EE passed away, it seemed she could not get her reproductive system working properly. [​IMG] It is one of those things. just do your best, it is all you can do [​IMG] we learn as we go. Also, post with any issues, there are many great people on these boards who have helped me tremendously. Enjoy your babies, how fun! [​IMG]
     
  6. Deleon98

    Deleon98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about your chickie...i hope the others can stay healthy and safe ^~^ i really am finding this site really helpful and im super excited to see them grow up! Ill just have a little bit of a hard time keeping them out the house XD
     
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