This morning my partner went down to feed out chickens. We have 5 mixed chicks from the same brood, 3 Light Sussex and 2 Barred Rocks. He discovered 1 of the Light Sussex chicks on its side with its legs flailing wildly. It made no attempt to escape when he caught it, which is unusual, as they normally have a little struggle then settle. He brought it into me, and I sat it upright in my lap. When he found it, its eyes were closed over, from experience never a good sign in chickens, and his beak was a little open (although his breathing wasnt laboured). However, over the duration of 15 minutes snuggled in my lap, his eyes gradually opened. He then proceeded to snooze for about 20 minutes. I know it was sleep not unconciousness as every little noise he opened his eyes, so he was alert. After the 20 minutes, he stretched his legs, so I set him down on the floor, and he proceeded to strut round my bedroom as if nothing had happened! I gave him some food and water, and he ate and drank without problem. I then returned him to his fellow chicks, and he went straight back to them and carried on as he would normally. Has anyone ever heard of this before?? If so, were you chickens ok after, or were there repeats of this event?