Chick with tail down

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jurrasiccluck, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. jurrasiccluck

    jurrasiccluck Just Hatched

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    I have a chick that hatched last week and its moving around and popping normal and all but always has its tail down is this normal?
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you post some photos or a video of the chick?
    What breed is it?

    Watch to see if it is eating and drinking.
    Look for any signs of lethargy, distress peeping, etc.

    Normally a chick will have it's tail up, but depending on the breed it could possibly be held lower than other chicks.

    Let us know how it's doing.
     
  3. jurrasiccluck

    jurrasiccluck Just Hatched

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    Well its a mix between a red ranger and black austrolorp and its very active but its strange
     

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