Uncontrollable shaking chick. Should I worry?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicknduckluvr, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. chicknduckluvr

    chicknduckluvr Hatching

    Oct 9, 2009
    I bought 4 brown egg layers about 6 weeks ago at Rural King. One passed away a couple weeks ago after my dog got it. When I was on vacation, my chicks were at my friends and one jumped out and hit the floor hard and died. Now I'm left with two, fast growing chicks but one has an uncontrollable shaking problem. It seems to only happen when she feels scared and when I pick her up. She is otherwise healthy and growing great feathers, along with her sister. Could it be possible that this is from the traumatic loss of her sisters? Or should I be more concerned?
  2. The Chickens' Maid

    The Chickens' Maid Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Our chicks will shake when they are scared and when I pick them up. How much does she shake?

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