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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by woodsfarmer, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. woodsfarmer

    woodsfarmer New Egg

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    i got a chick , a Cochin chick i do believe but iv noticed that when the chick eats or drinks it will roll its head but only realy to the one side . iv had the chick for a week i dous'ent affect eating habits or anything elts it dou's not appear to be sick eyes are clear no sneezing or anything. it walks fine and only dous this when eating and drinking. and has not progressed or gotten worse or better . i feed them medicated chick feed
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. It could be adjusting it's crop. This can be fairly normal. Check the crop early in the morning to see if the crop goes down. Of course if it is very young, it will probably always have a fairly full crop. How old it the chick? A video posted to YouTube might make it easier to see.
     

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