14 Week Old girl "EE" why is she Sleep walking?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by winekntrychicks, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. winekntrychicks

    winekntrychicks Pooper Peeper

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    She is walking around with her eyes half closed and clucking. At first I though she was sick, then it dawned on me... is she getting ready to lay an egg? This is my first flock of chickens. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    If your birds eyes are half closed or swollen shut, more than likely you have some sort of disease affecting your flock. I could be wrong, but chickens aren't known to "sleep walk." Their eyes shout be bright, open, and alert. You may want to investigate further.
     

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