Emergency! Chick gasping/weak! - Page 2
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Sorry about your loss.
What types of food are you giving them?
Describe the symptoms that you are encountering - not eating, not drinking, not pooping, etc.?
If they are pooping what does it look like?
Have you tried giving them any vitamins/electrolytes in their water?
The symptoms, I already said everything she was doing: her crop was empty, weak, straining when pooping, gasping for air, she would shake her head like something was on it, couldn't hold head up, fall over.
I gave her sugar water and a few crumbles of chick food.
I would offer vitamins/electrolytes in the water. You can also wet the chick starter to see if they will eat that better.
It could be a nutritional/vitamin deficiency since they started out on layer feed.
Also offer them some chick grit since they are straining to poop.
Otherwise it could be a neurological/developmental disorder or failure to thrive.