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problem with silkie chick

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  1. Mandy
    Member

    corrected splayed legs but seems to sleep on its back or side and has trouble getting up

    Posted 8 years ago #
  2. Kathryn
    Member

    We had a chick (could possibly have been one of our silkies) who used to sleep on it's back. Everytime I looked in the brooder I thought it was dead, but then it seemed to shuffle back round and off it went. It just seemed to right itself.

    Kathryn

    Posted 8 years ago #
  3. Mandy
    Member

    thanks kathryn that is reassuring to know hopefully ours will be ok

    Posted 8 years ago #
  4. Mandy
    Member

    Just to update that baby silkie is thriving thanks for the advice.

    Posted 8 years ago #
  5. Mama
    Member

    What good news Mandy, So pleased for you and little Silkie. Mama

    Goose Girl
    Posted 8 years ago #

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