1 week old Baby Chick with Lazy Eyelid

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

  1. pleasewright

    pleasewright New Egg

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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