Silkie roo acting funny

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sucker#1, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. Sucker#1

    Sucker#1 In the Brooder

    Sep 3, 2011
    Rapid City
    I just received my silkie via postoffice and they said he was crowing up a storm but when I picked him up he never made a sound. He after 3 days still doesn't make a sound. And he just kind of sits there. He wont eat or drink or crow. He kind of makes a growling sound. This is my first grown roo. Do silkies act like this or is he possibly in shock or do you think the po might have hurt him?

  2. sheaviance1

    sheaviance1 Songster

    Apr 7, 2010
    The behavior you describe is not normal for any chicken. You may want to post in the emergency section and see if someone can help you figure out what is wrong with him.

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