baby chick

  1. damicochickens

    Long story... do you think this chick can make it?

    This baby chick hatched and after about 22-24 hours it still wasn’t dry. We did some googling and cleaned the sticky membrane off with a damp, warm paper towel and blow dried the chick until it was completely dry (it took about an hour to do). We put him with the other chicks in the brooder and...
  2. JoshuaBurke

    My chicken hatched!

    My Chicken Hatched! - YouTube
  3. Saaniya

    Added Two Baby Chicks With My Pet Roosters But They Are Not Accepting Them

    Hi I rescued two baby chicks (males) maybe 1-2 day old with my indoor pet Roosters but they probably not liking them and not accepting them one of my rooster tootoo is actually behaving like " Quite , Sad Or Nervous Seeing The chicks " What should I do to let them accept as their kid or...
  4. K

    Baby Turken with injured eye!? Please help...

    I’ve got a turken that’s almost 4 weeks old, I’m not sure if its a boy or a girl, but 4-5 days ago she started displaying issues with depth perception and was sleeping a little more. I made notice that she was babying the eye when I examined all the chicks, but I didn’t think much of it except...
  5. Canine and Co

    7 week old Chick and Mum - safety issues!

    Hi all, I have a hen with her 7 week old chick. The chick is virtually fully feathered and they have been in a separate housing for the last few weeks. My set up is that they have their own house and run within the existing hen area. This means for everyday of the chicks life she has been in...
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  7. L

    Very young baby with badly infected foot! Help!

    Brought home from the feed store today. The entire foot is swollen and purplish. Skin is split between toes, I think from being stretched so tight. There is also a small split in the bottom of her foot from the pressure, got a lot of clear yellow fluid out of that, but it is not bumblefoot. A...
  8. N

    Please help with weak baby chicken!! He keeps falling asleep?

    Just yesterday the first egg hatched and out of it came a chick as strong as it can be. The next one, however, when I saw it, I got scared. He just stayed on his side breathing. We got it out scared that a chicken might have stepped on him or will be stepped on and put it in a nice warm box with...
  9. A

    Wry neck

    Hi :) I have my first chick born with wry neck. I have read that vitamin E oil helps but I am having trouble finding a dosage amount. Is anyone able to help? Thank you in advance :)
  10. jplum1026

    Could anyone help me sex these little ones?

    They are almost 2 months old.
  11. selenag

    Baby chick weak

    Hi 😀 we found a baby chick most likely just hatched in our backyard and there was no momma around and we took it in and it seems to be very weak and not standing up straight and keeps tipping over and it’s eyes are closed and won’t open. Also won’t drink any water and feed. The legs are very...
  12. C

    YouTube video chick update

    The chicks are now a month old, I'm posting an update video. They look great. Links to previous updates are listed int he description on video.
  13. ErnieBerley

    8 week old baby all of a sudden ill.....

    One of my 8 week old hatchlings this morning was slow to get out of the coop, and barely walking, eyes closing, etc... I've had mareks in this flock before unfortunately and this is how it goes.....but what would any of you suggest to try? VetRx, electrolytes, anything else? I have to save this...
  14. I

    Are my chicks okay?

    So I put new bedding down for my chicks and when I went to check on them all of the bedding was kicked out of the housing I'm keeping them in. I also noticed they were doing something strange like shaking while laying down then they would kick their legs out like theyre scratching. I tried to...
  15. S

    My chick was choking on a baby worm

    So I gave my baby chicks worms and they absolutely loved them! Anyway, on of my black silkies ate a full worm it took her ages to eat it and the worm kept on coming back up and down her throat. We were very worried and thought she was choking. Her head was up and was trying to swallow it. Now...
  16. CaliChicks13

    Lethargic chick, Not sure what’s going on?

    I received 15 chicks on Friday this week and unfortunately one was dead on arrival, but the other 14 have been doing really well. The chick in question (a Salmon Faverolle) was actually the most boisterous when we finally got everyone set up in the brooder. Unfortunately, this morning I went to...
  17. Katty671

    Help! Blister and swollen leg joint on chick!

    Hello, I found a baby chick in my driveway a couple weeks ago. Other than the fact that she couldn’t walk, she was doing pretty okay until just a few days ago. She’s been “getting around” by using her leg joints. She formed scabs on her joints and now They are COMPLETELY swollen and she has a...
  18. Meggi3mous3

    Need helping determining my chicks breed(s)

    I'm new to this whole raising chickens thing. Would love some help! Any and all is appreciated. And 1st question is: can someone help me with what chicken breeds I have. This is Coco. TSC said she/he is an Amerucana. This is Fluffy. I was told she was also an Amerucana. This is Bella. TSC...
  19. T

    Very young baby chick has overgrown beak

    I have a very young baby chick with a severely overgrown beak. She's a silver laced wyondotte. She's very young, less than a week old. She was obky avout a few days old or less when I got her a few days ago, so she's very young. She's about the size of a golf ball. Despite her overgrown beak...
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