6-Week Old Chick Acting Strange

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KaPaDeLeo, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. KaPaDeLeo

    KaPaDeLeo In the Brooder

    Jan 17, 2009
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum and am wondering is anyone has had a chick with this behavior. This morning I found the little one standing with it's head tucked into it's chest. I picked him / her up and it kept it's head tucked. When I sat it down it can walk but is hunched over. After a bit I watched it eat and drink and it can straighten out, but then goes back to the tucked position. I'm pretty sure this is new because it's so obvious it would be hard to miss. The chick is a Blue Copper Marans cross.

  2. codymax2

    codymax2 Songster

    Jul 7, 2010
    Liverpool, NY
    sounds like rye neck, give vitamins!polyvisol without iron!

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