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My chick doesn't like to walk.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Savinien, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. Savinien

    Savinien New Egg

    Mar 11, 2012
    I have a buff Orpington chick that I'm guessing is 2-3 weeks old who doesn't like to stand or walk much. She squats or hunkers down most of the time, and when she does walk, she kind of waddles like a duck. I don't know if this is just a growing phase or something I should be worried about. The Barred Rock that is her big sister (guessing a week or two her senior) doesn't exhibit this tendency, she stands all the time and walks like an adult chicken. Any clues?
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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