Is my silkie sick, or...? Unusual behavior after broodiness

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 1newchickontheblock, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. 1newchickontheblock

    1newchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 7, 2010
    Eastern MA
    So I've finally (again) broken 2 of my silkies of their broody behavior. I let them out to freerange with the others today, and noticed one of them just standing there, not pecking, not eating. I managed to catch her and gave her a quick once-over. No apparent injury, crop appears to be empty. Could this be "pre moulting" beha;vior, or perhaps an illness..? I'm pretty new to chickies - got the girls in April and they are 7 months old. (laying since August) [​IMG]
    Any help/insight would be appreciated!!
  2. LilChickCoop

    LilChickCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2010
    Central Florida

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