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Chick walking upright

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

  1. ErnieAlan

    ErnieAlan New Egg

    Mar 30, 2016
    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,
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Try posting in the "Emergencies, Diseases, Injuries and Cures" section.
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