Sneezing chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kristin228, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. Kristin228

    Kristin228 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got my chicks yesterday and they are all sneezing. They are eating, drinking, and seem to be fine in every other way. They are just sneezing. Should I be concerned?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    It could be a few things. Chicks are really dusty especially just after hatch and that can easily make them sneeze. What kind of bedding are you using? That might be making them sneeze too. And if the brooder needs to be changed, there could be a lot of ammonia, and again that would make them sneeze.

    I wouldn't worry about illness unless you start seeing other things like runny noses. It's probably one of the things above.
     
  3. Kristin228

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    Ohhhhh okay thank you so much this really helped me out
     

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