hi just need some advice please im a new mum to a silkie bantam it hatched yesterday at 1pm it seams to be opening and shutting its beak all time is this normal its in the brooder it dont seem to walk about a lot although it sleeps a lot trying alsorts to get it to drink tryed a bit of suger water to give it a boost . im willing to try anything please help thank you a worried mum xxx
silkie bantam 1 day old
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well good news i have finally got a baby yahhhhh i hatched a serama out of 6 i got 2 with chicks in 1 hatched last monday the other didnt hatch so im the very proud mummy to a full of life chick its getting bigger and stronger ever day . were ever i walk in my house it follows im so pleased with it ive called it nugget it comes to its name being called haha it so cute now to get more eggs to put in incubater i think xxxx