Crooked tail

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Slotred, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Slotred

    Slotred Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my six-week old Australorps has a crooked tail! Her tail skews off to the left. Is that a problem? She is otherwise as pretty as the other three, but her crooked tail makes her look strange. Will it straighten out over time?
    Thanks.
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you post a picture?
     
  3. Slotred

    Slotred Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll post a picture as soon as I can learn how to upload photos with my new camera. Thanks very much. I'll try to post them tomorrow.
     
  4. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    One of my mom's Barred Rocks has a tail that leans to one side. It has not caused any issues with laying or mating but she gets manure balls on the fluff below her vent so it's not entirely problem-free.
     
  5. bigiron

    bigiron New Egg

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    one of my RIRs has a tail that is cocked to the left also, i figured it was an injury from when she was a chick, I just named her lefty and it dosent seem to cause any problems.
     
  6. nifty50chick

    nifty50chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gives them a special look!

    easier to pick out in the flock!
     

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