Bizarre behavior after dust bath

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kharmel, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Kharmel

    Kharmel Out Of The Brooder

    May 24, 2010
    Yesterday everyone was taking a dust bath. My Leghorn, Lucy, squawked after she was done, stood up then put her head down and started running backwards She would take a few steps forward then run backwards again. She did this for about 5 minutes, running into the fence several times. I just watched her, thinking she may have some kind of neurological problem but then she was fine. Got up this morning and she's "normal" again. Anyone seen that before and maybe knows what happened?
  2. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2010
    Could something have been in the sand that bit her? Red ant , spider, etc?

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