Hello from Kilimanjaro.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kevinmmbine, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. kevinmmbine

    kevinmmbine New Egg

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    I love keeping and learning about chicken life.
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.
     
  3. hippiechick28

    hippiechick28 New Egg

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    Maybe someone could help me, I have a 4 week old chick who started tucking her head down and walking backwards, it almost looks like she's trying to dig at her feathers underneath but there's nothing there, no diarrhea, no evident trauma, I've separated her from the rest but she's not acting right, I'm not sure if it's wry neck but if anyone has had something similar or might know what this is it would be a big help!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi there, I would post right away in the Emergency section for best results: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] the Learning Center is the best place to start. Good luck to you!
     
  6. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    What breed of chickens do you raise? Feel free to share a photo if you'd like, pictures are always fun to see.

    It's nice to have you here with us!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What breed of chick is she? This is very common in silkies but, found in other breeds we well. Generally it is caused by a bump or peck to the head. Less commonly it can be from a chemical imbalance. My friends silkie cockerel had in very badly he walked backwards, did some break dancing and really freaked her out. It took some time to bring him through it but, she had him for 5 more years.
     
  9. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad you have joined us.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center


    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  10. kevinmmbine

    kevinmmbine New Egg

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    I am also glad to be here.i am keeping crossed breed a mixature with local.i mostly using free range method also i collect grass,water melon and tomato from farms for my chicken.
     

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