Kristine Keeney wrote:Howdy!
I wish I could be more help.
Usually, I'd advise that you separate out the sick bird, and just keep an eye on it. Unfortunately, that might stunt it's "social development", so not the best idea.
I'm guessing this is a mail order or otherwise Not Hatched There chick?
I wonder if this was something that either of the parents had an issue with, or if it doesn't have a genetic component somewhere.
This chicken keeping adventure is certainly teaching me a lot about learning to trust my instincts about what is going on and whether something really is wrong or not!