1. can't get enough chicken

    can't get enough chicken Songster

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    My chicken was walking around with her butt on the ground acting very stressed for about 5 minutes and then she started walking fine but she kept leaning and falling over. She then just lay down for a few minutes. She seems to be fine now but I am still woried!
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Keep an eye on her. If odd behavior restarts or continues, repost.

    Good luck

    Imp
     
  3. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    My first thought was eggbound...how old is she?
     
  4. can't get enough chicken

    can't get enough chicken Songster

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    She is only 3 months. I will keep an eye on her.
     
  5. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    Has she started laying eggs yet? If not, and I'm guessing she hasn't because she's so young, then this may be a sign that she's just getting ready to lay her first egg. Sometimes young pullets will do that and will even crouch for you when you walk over to them to pick them up (like what they do before a rooster mounts them). It's completely normal for young pullets.
     
  6. can't get enough chicken

    can't get enough chicken Songster

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    She wouldn't be getting ready to lay an egg at 3 months would she?
     

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