why does my chicken look...weird? Acts normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Moody Broody, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. Moody Broody

    Moody Broody Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the sweetest little silkie, called lady. She's about a couple months old now. She acts perfectly normal and everything: eats, drinks, runs, sandbaths, you name it. But I do not know why she looks this way on her face. She is a vaulted skull, and I had just presumed it had developed weirdly in the egg.
    She has one slightly, but noticibly bulging eye and one shrunken eye. I refused to cull it off as a chick. She has a twin sister, who has the same case with the eyes. She acts fine too.
    1st pic: full body and big eye
    2nd pic: big eye
    3rd pic: front view
    4th pic: little eye
    -sorry the pic quality aren't that great.
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  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    Don't set any eggs from this pullet, from her sisters, or from their mother. Silkies seem to have enough birth defect issues without us humans adding to their load.
     
  3. Moody Broody

    Moody Broody Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree :)
     

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