messed up tophat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Vince, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Vince

    Vince Out Of The Brooder

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    Jul 1, 2009
    Harrison, Tn
    I have a hen about 2 mths old. She wont hold her head up straight. It is the weirdest looking thing i've ever seen. It's like she is looking at everthing upside down. She sticks her head in the pine shaving and just twitches. If I hold her head up straight she just lets it drop back down. Dont know what it is. Any ideas?
     
  2. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    does it feel broken?
     
  3. Vince

    Vince Out Of The Brooder

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    No it doesn't feel broke or anything out of the ordinary. She is holding it up straight today. I noticed this behavior about 2 wks ago as well. She straightened up after that episode as well. Darndest thing I've ever seen?
     
  4. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are there updates on this chicken? My Golden Polish hen is doing the same thing. I cut off her top hat, and she is holding her head up now, but it still has an odd "cock" to it. I figured it was her top hat impeding her vision, but I can't get the head habit out.
     

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