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My chicks are 4 days old (I picked them up Tuesday).

I have one little pullet that has strange behavior. Noticed this yesterday and she continues today. She will tilt her head straight back (onto her back) and either tip herself over, or sit like that with it going back and forth. Once yesterday she acted like she was having a seizure. (Don't know if chickens even have seizures.) She flopped and stretched out. I've had chicks/chickens before and it's not normal behavior. She continues to Just don't know what to make of it. Seems almost neurological. She'll take a drink and almost gets "stuck" in that head back position. I sure hope I don't loose her.

Anyone else have experience with this? Appreciate any response. Don't know that I could do anything for her, but would like to know what to expect.

Thank you so very much!
2/20/2014 4:38 PM report abuse