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My chick is walking backwards

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lowri, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. Lowri

    Lowri Hatching

    Mar 21, 2007
    My chick is walking backwards, is there a reason for this?
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Slifer used to do that when I put her muzzle on...
    Is your chick look like she's wiping her nose on the ground?
    Is her head up?
  3. Lowri

    Lowri Hatching

    Mar 21, 2007
    No, she's head up. She's also parading in circles around her food before deciding to eat.
  4. Citychick

    Citychick Songster

    Jan 31, 2007
    Do chickens get OCD{obsessive compulsive disorder}?[​IMG] Maybe you should name that one Monk![​IMG] Good luck.
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    It could be just her!
    Some of them have some peculiar things that they do.
    As long as she's eating and drinking well and her ploop looks normal, then she's fine.
  6. waynaria

    waynaria In the Brooder

    Apr 2, 2007
    i think thats called vertigo. shes eating too much worms or just really hot sun.
    does it fall down a lot? if so its definetly vertigo. put some ice on its head give a dessertful of castor oil.. though it may give it runny poop. feed it vegies and keep it in a dry place. make other fowls excersize including ur chicken wen it recovers.

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