Hanging Head

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by truckerswife, Mar 19, 2009.

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  1. truckerswife

    truckerswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 week old Buff Orp chick that as of last night has it's head tucked under it's chest when it stands. Looks like it's head is too heavy to hold up. It can pick up it' head for a few seconds. It is chirping and I have seen her eat some today but head hanging almost to floor and like she is trying to tuck it under her body.

    Ever see this before?
     
  2. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    I haven't had this happen, but I bet there is someone here that can help. [​IMG]
     
  3. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    I have a 3 wk old EE chick that is doing the same thing today. Everyone else is ok but this one. Just started it today too.....
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  4. debakadeb

    debakadeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may want to post this under emergencies and injuries. Maybe someone there will see it that can help or have an answer.
     
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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