Chicken walking like a duck-should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by x3aisha, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. x3aisha

    x3aisha New Egg

    Jun 29, 2011
    She seems healthy and behaves normally (eats, runs around with the other chickens) but sometimes she waddles around like she's a duck with her knees (?) bent and her belly close to the ground. She does this for a little while daily but then resumes walking normally. When she tries to run in this position she stumbles around. She's been doing this for about a week and a half on her own. Why? None of my other chickens do this. Is it a sickness?
    I have 2 pekin ducks, maybe she is pretending to be one also? [​IMG]

    Today I petted her on my lap. She stood up and flew off, walked, and then crouched down and proceeded to waddle again. And right now she is walking normally again. What.

    Will provide pics if needed.
  2. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Mama2B&D&...Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2010
    Plant City, FL.
    IDK but that sounds EXACTLY what my favorite BO girl does! Sorry i'm no help though, i have no clue either!

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