Chick lonely?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenCowboy02, May 23, 2017.

What's wrong with her?

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  1. A. Truly lonely?

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  2. B. Or is it something psychological?

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  1. ChickenCowboy02

    ChickenCowboy02 Predator Slayer Premium Member

    Hi everyone! So 7 weeks ago we got 6 Leghorns and 2 Black Aussies, but the other day I noticed one Leghorn cheeping like its lonely, but it was surrounded by all the other chicks! And she keeps on doing it. Any ideas? Thank you!
     
  2. tastyacres

    tastyacres Overrun With Chickens

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    Blind?

    I had one like that and it turned out to be blind.

    Does it respond when you wave or make a lot of noise, Might not be able to hear the others?

    Also, I have one that was never content with other chicks... people or ducks, lol.
     
  3. ChickenCowboy02

    ChickenCowboy02 Predator Slayer Premium Member

    Never thought of that! Thank you I will go see!
     
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  4. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it hungry? Thirsty? Cold? If it's not sick and the other chicks are there then she's probably fine and will cheep her little heart out, give up, and be quiet. That's how mine always did anyway... XD
     
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  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Not lonely, probably sick. How does it look and act? Does it stick around the light? Crop full or not? Put some ACV or electrolytes in the water. What do her eyes look like?
     
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  6. ChickenCowboy02

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    No, I don't think she is sick. I think she is deaf.
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    That's extremely unlikely. I've raised too many chicks to count. She sounds sick...
     
  8. ChickenCowboy02

    ChickenCowboy02 Predator Slayer Premium Member

    OK! Your Royal Friedness :p but she acts/looks fine, except the cheeping. Would horse electrolytes work? Or does it have to be poultry? She doesn't really stick around the light, kinda just lays in the corner alone. Crop is full. Thanks for your help KFG! Please pray for my little Princess Laya!
     
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  9. Abriana

    Abriana Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. ChickenCowboy02

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    Thank you!
     

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