Not an emergency: Pullet always sitting down?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by OleMissChic, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. OleMissChic

    OleMissChic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2012
    Oxford, Mississippi
    My EE pullet (11 weeks - pullet now?) seemed normal as a chick but as she's gotten older, for weeks, she is always sitting down, not laying on her side but just almost lazy-like. She will even eat sitting down. She's one of the top babies in the pecking order so the others don't seem to care. She falls asleep easily when I'm holding her and acts normally otherwise.
    I'm not sure if this is something to be concerned about or not?

    Here is a pic of her a couple weeks ago...this is how she always sits. I've googled this and can't find anything. Any thoughts?

    She was 8.6 weeks old here: (and falling asleep)

    Here is a better illustration at 5.4 weeks (please excuse the similar shirt):


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