Chicks with large heads

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Flowerbh, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    I got three chicks at 1 week old. Two of them had very large heads that I thought added to their cuteness. Those two did not thrive. They stayed small, hardly grew any feathers and both ended up dying by 1 month old. The other chick with the normal head is growing like normal. Did the two chicks with the large heads have something wrong with them that has a name? Does anyone know why they may have died? Here is one of the chicks with the large head. She only lived about 2 weeks. Any help here?

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  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I haven't heard of anything like this before, but I don't know if it even had anything to do with their big heads, It is quiet common that chicks die for no reason, some times they just can't live in the kind of environment we have for them, sorry about the chicks.
    Good luck next time!!
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