Chicken walking funny

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicks Galore3, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    My BSL is walking low to the ground, like she is walking under something. It is really odd. She has been doing it for several days. She is molting. I checked her feet this morning, I didn't see anything abnormal. She's eating/drinking fine. Is she cold, perhaps?
     
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check her belly to make sure there isn't an egg in there. I have one that will spend half a day trying to lay an egg just to get up, walk like that, then drop it not 10 feet from the nesting box she was in. She then "runs" off like nothing ever happened.
     
  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I checked for an egg this morning - felt nothing but bone. She is so skinny. :( She used to be 6-7 pounds . She is now as light, or lighter, then my gold stars and leghorns. I seperated her with a heat lamp and higher protein food.
     

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