What is Winter doing? *VIDEO*

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenPeep, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    One of my favorite chicks, Winter, is doing an odd thing with her head.
    She is some kind of silkie (that will be my next question). She does this when she is out on the ground with a lot of space. I have had chicks before, but i've never seen this!
    She gets down kinda low, and moves her head back and forth robotic like. Should i be concerned? She seems fine. I'll try to get a video, but she dosen't do it very often and my camers is almost out of memory.

    Thanks!!
     
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  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Ok, got a vid.

    It happens right at the beginning, so be ready! [​IMG]
     
  3. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Iys being a little chicken experimenting. They all make and do crazy stuff. If your thinking its a ROO I can not tell at this age
     
  4. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    No i'm not worried about gender at this time. So you think she's just being weird?
     
  5. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It could just be shes doing a weird head bobbing thing for no good reason.
    I don't really know the answer but maybe you should rule out wry neck/crooked neck.
    I know silkies and crested birds are prone to it.
     
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  6. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Oh no! Wry neck!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It may not be that, and if it is, there are vitamins you can give her.
    I would just look up some video's on youtube and the symptoms online and see if they match.
     

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