vaulted skull

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kelliepulido, May 21, 2008.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    I know this is on silkies but what does it mean exactly? thanks I have some silkie mixes 2 of my chicks have the 5 toes and parts of their legs and feet are dark skin but not all they are black w/some white markings
  2. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio
    It just means that there is a hole at the top of the skull, you have to be careful.

    One of my silkies had a bubble head when it was a day old, so far he has the largest crest.

    One day, he was pecked in the head by a bigger older EE, and then he got wryneck where he was twisting his neck and didn't know which way was up.

    I gave him vitamin E and he was fine within 4 days. I thought he was a goner for sure.
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
  4. laughingllama75

    laughingllama75 Songster

    Feb 13, 2008
    Hey, thanks for posting that link.....that was an excellent explanation!

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