- May 19, 2012
Hello, I teach first grade, and we hatched all seven of our eggs yesterday! The students were excited, and I have the chicks at my house for the weekend. We do have a farm that will take the chicks at the end of the school year. What is troubling, is that one of the chicks has not been able to stand or walk since he was born. He will push off with his feet and wings and just flop from one side to the other. I have read about spraddle legs, but he doesn't seem to be like that. We have held him and tried to do some leg strength work with him. Any advice? When he is in the pen with the other chicks, I do have him separated, as they pick on him.