1 week old Baby Chick with Lazy Eyelid

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pleasewright, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. pleasewright

    pleasewright Hatching

    Jun 26, 2010
    We just hatched our very 1st set of chicks, they are 1 week old. Since we are new to this we have lost some, but have 4 left. I am determined to keep these babies alive. There is one chick that seems to act normally, but one eyelid is lazy. I think it can open, but it stays shut most of the time, even when the other eye is open. Does this sound normal? Could there be a problem with the chick? Anyone seen this before or have advice? I would post a photo, but I'm not sure how to do that.
  2. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Songster

    Mar 14, 2011
    My hen does that ...i think its fine! (s)he might grow out of it not sure though! Good luckk figuring out!

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