Sick baby chick HELP!
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It is too early for the chick to have coccidiosis. It may be suffering from dehydration or shipping stress. Get some SaveAChick vitamins with electrolytes (or other brand) and add to water. Then start dipping it's beak into the water for it to drink, letting it swallow in between. Do this the rest of the day with periods of rest. A tsp of sugar in a quart of water, Pedialyte, or Gatorade undiluted will work in a pinch, but make sure water is not cold. Make sure the baby's vent is clean and not pasted close with poop. Do you have a thermometer under your brooder lamp set around 90 degrees F?
Edited by Eggcessive - 4/9/16 at 12:49pm