Confused and Concerned(3/15 update) POSS. New Sign!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenCrazy09, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. ChickenCrazy09

    ChickenCrazy09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi..I bought six bantam chicks on Feb. 21, 2011. When I got the chicks home I had their brooder ready and I gave them sugar water for an hour then regular water and medicated chick feed. Five of the chicks appear to be the same age( they had just started wing feathers) but the sixth one had fuzz only. The one that had no feathers(just fuzz) has had wing feathers for about a week now is the one that concerns me the most. It had pasty butt once and has been fine since then but just the past few days when it goes to stretch its legs out back it falls to one side. When it goes to stretch its right leg it starts to fall but corrects it self, but when it does the same with the left foot it falls over but gets back up immediately. It eats/drinks and appears normal except for the lack of balance when stretching..how do I know if its something serious or just age or a clumsiness? I am sorry this question is long just trying to give as much information as I can.

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    It has started shaking its head and is still falling over(its eating/drinking/poo normal andhas been on medicated chick feed since purchase)..IDK I feel like I am worrying over nothing but something just doesnt feel right..Is there a way to post short clips on here? Thank you
     
  2. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
    North Carolina
    I got six mixed bantam last year, one was a total goofball. He did all sorts of tricks. Turned out to be the most adorable roo. Also I had a RIR boy who was entertaining fresh out of the egg. Eating ,drinking okay? I think its probably okay.
     

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