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Just got 6 chickens 2 red star 2 island reds and 2 buffs I am not sure if a few are sick they keep taking naps one especially see photo
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Welcome to the BYC flock!  We are glad you joined us!

 

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There is no photo attached, but of you believe they might be sick, you might want to try posting on the emergencies forum to see if anyone there can help you.  If you include as many details as you can, including pictures, it usually helps to get you the best information.  Good luck!

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Alright :welcome great to have you joining the BYC flock :frow

 

 

My chickens nap all the time but if you are still worried try giving them some scrambled eggs for a week or two as it is a natural medicine and add a little ACV to their water ....

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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How old are your birds,  are they very young chicks?  If so they nap often  - do you make sure they eat , drink  & poop  - and are active when they aren't sleeping?

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Make sure they don't have pasty butt  which prevents them from pooing.

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:welcome

 

Knowing the age of your girls would be helpful; as drumstick diva pointed out young chicks do nap quite a bit. Are they eating, drinking and pooping ok? When they are awake are they running around and steady on their feet?

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Hi frow.gif welcome to BYC
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Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your girls.
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