Hope this does not belong in 'chick' forum.... We have a BA (or maybe JG as some have suggested) who is just....weird...for a lack of a better descriptive word. I'm not a chicken expert but based on the other 4 we have it is clear that this one is different. I'm trying to determine if it is personality or potential problem for her. She seems active enough (though not nearly as much as the others) in the brooder, even 'bullied' a new wee one we incorporated. An overnight separation cured that. Her 'problem' is that when she is out of the brooder she sits right where we set her. Almost never ever moves. She squats down, as if sleeping on a roost (her head is up) and gets kind of fluffed up. The fluffed up thing has diminished a bit now that she is fully feathered. She had a pretty unfortunate week or two of homeliness and really looked bad when out of the brooder. The chicks have been out in the yard for short romps for the last day or so and the 4 other chicks, all ranging in age from 2 weeks to 6-7 weeks, are all over the place pecking scratching and being chicken-like. Henny just sits there, like a lump, acting kind of freaked out. She freaks out (gets loud)when left alone in the brooder or out, but makes little effort to find another chicken. When I pick her up she makes a big fuss but then I cannot get her off my handwhen I try to set her down! She is like velcro! I have to pry her off my hand/wrist and then there's all the flapping/shrieking again. She is like a 2 year old. Transitions are hard for her! She seems really large to me, (I'm kind of almost concerned she is a roo - thinking about reposting her picture for guesses) seems robust, eats, poops, wanders around the brooder somewhat. But she is strange when out of the brooder. Almost seems...I dunno...too big for her body? Like it's too much effort to move around? Social anxiety? Agoraphobia? So now that you have more info than you really needed - problem with the chicken...or me...? ~L.