Odd Chicken Behavior

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Critterwoman, Oct 2, 2016.

  1. Critterwoman

    Critterwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :/Hi all. I have a question I wondered if anyone could answer.

    I have a hen that occasionally will stand in one spot and go round and round and round in circles. Can you tell me what may be causing this and what I can do about it. :/
     
  2. blairctchickens

    blairctchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does her head go to one side before she goes in circles?
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Critterwoman

    Critterwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't noticed her tipping her head before she starts going in circles. Checked ears and nostrils and they looked clean. She does seem to be going to the left the most.
     
  5. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi.

    Has this been going on for a while?

    I have a Cochin that turns circles all the time ever since she was little. Until she was running from one of my cockerels I wasn't even sure she could run a straight line. And she used to get left behind from being distracted. We just consider her to be "dee ta dee". She is good at catching mosquito and lays pretty little speckled eggs.

    Hope your girl is OK. [​IMG]
     

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