I dont think it is sprattle leg. He can walk pretty good at a very slow pace. But when he tries to go any faster he will fall and use his wings trying to stay up. He flops a lot before getting on his feet again. MIKE
I bought three bantams at the feed store. dont know the breed but one has very short legs making me think he is a japanese. He has trouble walking and standing. Otherwise he seems healthy. Any suggestions of what might be wrong?
A small box is anything less than a full box of 100. There is a 7.00 charcg for less than one box and a 1.00 charge per breed. Shipping for some states or zip codes is the .15 per chick. I ordered 11 chicks divided into 5 different breeds so I paid 5.00 . I am in Arkansas so the...
I received my first order from Ideal about two weeks ago.
5 golden laced wyandottes st. run
5 silver laced wyandottes st. run
5 new hampshire reds st. run
5 golden sex link pullets
1 silver phoenix male
4 light brahma st run
4 blus hamburg st run
1 red yokohama male
I was born and raised on a farm in south arkansas and never have i seen a chick sleep like that. Mama would buy babies sometimes and they would huddle and squat but never lay prone. If i saw one like that i would have sworn it was dead...
I have one buff orpington and i think she is the one laying double yokes on occasion. One of them was slightly wrinkled on one end. When I was a kid on the farm we would get a double once in a while but not as big as the ones i have gotten. My hen is ok though. I did wonder at the time how she...
I bought some chicks from the feed store and I think they were cornish X but not for sure. I dressed on, fried it and it was tough. Tried boiling one and it was tough too. What makes them tough? I think they were about 14 or 16 weeks.
I think you all are right. I remember reading this somewhere but couldnt remember where. Thanks a lot. I had planned to start dressing them tomorrow. Just wanted to be sure it wasnt something else. I dont have a way to send pictures yet.
I bought some chicks from feed store and now they are eating size but are developing trouble walking. They seem healthy otherwise. Dont know what breed but are solid white and long legged. Could it be the breed? Maybe they are commercial breed and have this trait.