Yawning and shaking the head!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Animal-lover101, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Animal-lover101

    Animal-lover101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've got 4 chicks and I'm a bit worried because they always do this yawning motion stretching their necks out and opening there mouths is this something I should be concerned about? Also my polish chick always shakes its head almost like its itching is it possibly lice he/she is only 2 weeks old.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I think they are only trying to swallow, they eat dry chick feed and I'm pretty sure it gets stuck in there throats.
     
  3. Animal-lover101

    Animal-lover101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh maybe
     

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