Sneezing chicks???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by whychickens2, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. whychickens2

    whychickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    I bought 9 chicks from tractor supply laat week on tuesday...all seemed healthy one or two sneezed very infrequently when digging around... Now today i come home all seem healthy ,eatting,drinking and running around but a lot of sneezing going on??? Did i make a mistake i really do not want to get my older birds sick in a few weeks if these little ones have anything... What would cause this :/
     
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  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    They have a cold . take this over to the illness and cures thread they can help you there with medicine to make them well.
    Best,
    Karen
     
  3. whychickens2

    whychickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank u
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sadly chickens dont just get a cold.If there sneezing its probably something serious.
     
  5. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    One of two things going on. They are sneezing b/c of all the dust in their dander and in their bedding, or you have a contagious illness. First... not an issue, but of course, you know that the second does not bode well for the chicks or your existing flock.
     
  6. danrhodes

    danrhodes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were all fine when I went to check this morning. I picked each up and petted and held them and the two Easter Eggers have been shaking their heads ever since. It looks a bit like a sneeze, but they are also biting at their new wing feathers so I wonder if it just isn't being very uncomfortable from rapid growth.
     

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