Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Knittycat, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. Knittycat

    Knittycat Songster

    Feb 25, 2011
    Bay City, TX
    One of my chicks keeps "yawning". None of the other chicks are and she seems healthy otherwise. Is this constant yawning normal?
  2. wberry85

    wberry85 In the Brooder

    Feb 21, 2011
    Milton, GA
    I have a chick that does the same thing. Looks up and opens her mouth for a moment. Its the smallest one of the bunch. I am new to this myself and I was wondering the same thing. The chick seems healthy, eating and drinking and running around with the rest of them, so I guess it is normal...
  3. CowgirlPenny

    CowgirlPenny Songster

    Feb 17, 2011
    South East TN
    My sneezy chick does this. I still have no real answers for her either. She will sneeze sometimes, and she will sometimes shake her head, as well as the mouth opening/yawning thing. She's perfectly healthy and alert at this point. I hope we all get some answers! lol
  4. chickens rule123

    chickens rule123 In the Brooder

    Mar 7, 2010
    our chickens when they were chicks would do that and still do usually at or near nightime so they must yawn when tired must be a chicken/people thing [​IMG]
  5. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Songster

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    Constant stretching of the neck and opening of the beak over and

    over again could be a sign of gape worm. Chickens do yawn. But it

    shouldn't be a constant thing. Have you wormed lately?

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