Silkie chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by TallyChickens, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. TallyChickens

    TallyChickens Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 19, 2016
    I have a silkie chick that a few days old. When it drinks or eats, it throws its head up in the air and goes up and down. It is a strange behavior. What causes this? What can I do?
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    I replied on your other thread. Its a good idea not to make duplicate posts for the same issue, it clutters up the forum. Something I did forget to mention in my other response, this is a pretty common issue with Silkies. Lots of folks have experienced it, including myself. Theres a Silkie thread in the Breeding, Genetics and Showing section of the forum, theres a lot of great info, pictures and people there. Its a long thread, but well worth the time it takes to read through it, especially if you're new to Silkies :)

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