Sometimes people are not yet mature enough to realize that there's not re-imbursement in life for every bad thing that happens. The bad thing that happened is to that chick that died.
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I just got off the phone with the woman again out of 5 chicks 3 are dead one almost dead and one seems ok she said .These chicks were 2 - 21/2 weeks old she said she had the temp up at 90 . She said the chicks were just lying down and panting and then dying . I spoke with the two others that bought chicks and my own are doing fine. I am thinking maybe it was hotter then 90 degrees and she didnt realize it . Can chicks die of heat stroke ??
At 2 1/2 weeks old 90 degrees is too hot. Panting then dying is the answer that she is cooking them! Yes, chicks do die of heat stroke, and that is exactly what seems to be happening. She needs to raise the heat lamp and give them a bigger enclosure so they can get away from the heat. She does not know what she is doing. Do not give that person any more chicks, no matter what!
Edited by JanetMarie - 12/15/15 at 4:02am