HELP.. new chicken mum..! Head tilt hen

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  1. picnic

    picnic New Egg

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    Help im a new chicken mum, I collected 3 beautiful hens last weekend at (8-12 weeks old). All seemed healthy at the time. One originally had a slight overgrown beak which I've since trimmed back but I've noticed as the days have gone by she has a slight head tilt made really obvious when you pick her up and her crop is full. It's not as noticeable when she's going about her daily business wondering around.

    She is fine in herself, very happy and likes her food. I'm just worried if there's something wrong, will she get worse or is it just the way she is disigned.

    She is a real sweetheart.

    Any thoughts please, if its a deficiency Of some kind please advice what I can do.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, picnic, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Unsure on your head tilting chicken but I did a search and these old threads popped up: https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=head+tilt+
    You might peruse them to see if something strikes you as similar as what is happening to your hen. Best of luck to you!! [​IMG]
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. If would really help if we could see a photo of what she looks like with the head tilt. Have you checked her ears to see if she has any problem or parasites?
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! You have so great advice and links, so I'll just say hi! :frow
     
  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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