Why does my chick keep shaking its head?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KBG204, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. KBG204

    KBG204 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chick that seems to shake its head every minute. Its not loud where it is, so I know that's not the issue. Seems to do it most when its trying to sleep. Any ideas?
     
  2. cassidy22

    cassidy22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look to see if there is anything in its eyes. It might have something stuck it is trying to get out, or a number of respiratory illnesses that drain through the sinuses, sometimes causing congestion in the eyes.
     
  3. KBG204

    KBG204 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I checked the eyes and roof of its beak for discharge and put it on antibiotics seems to be doing better today. The issue is still a mystery. TY for the input. -Katie
     

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