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Chick walking upright

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ErnieAlan, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. ErnieAlan

    ErnieAlan New Egg

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    I have a somewhat Albino Rhode Island Red chick about 5 weeks old with 5 siblings and mother hen. Yesterday afternoon i noticed it walking slighly off and today it is more pronounced. It is also standing upright. It seems to drag its legs a little and waddle much like a duck. Quick research and inspecting the chick leads me to believe its possibly a Vitamin B deficiancy? Vent is clean and clear, droppings are a little firmer than usual but otherwise normal. No visible lice or growths on the legs. Its legs did feel weak when i held it though. I have a video clip of it standing and walking but not sure how to upload or share it.
    Many thanks,
    Ernie
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Try posting in the "Emergencies, Diseases, Injuries and Cures" section.
     
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