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Sick silkie? Video included

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wrestling_mom, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband is the main "handler" of our chickens. I just feed/water/ collect eggs and talk to the birds. He is the picker upper, b/c I am too chicken of getting my glasses broken by a flogger.
    We have one silkie, approximately 28 weeks old. We noticed a week or two ago, that she was acting silly, tucking her head way in, and like shaking her head around. She ate and drank fine, I thought she may have started to lay, b/c we are getting smaller, kinda creamy/pinky eggs, and all the others are leghorn/rir or combos of the two.
    Today, I went to collect eggs and visit them, and when I scattered the food, she just lay there like pecking herself, with her head tucked waaay into herself.. She won't eat. I took a video, and I will try to upload it.


     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2011
  2. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no ideas?
     

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