10 week old chick has been sick for a month

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chiefsgirl23, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. chiefsgirl23

    chiefsgirl23 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2017
    This is going to sound crazy, but on March 31 I bought 6-6 week old barred rock chicks. 1 week later one randomly died and I noticed watery eyes and beak. The next day number 2 was down with a 3rd looking pretty bad. So I isolated her and disinfected everything. I ended up losing one more, but the one I isolated is still alive! That has been almost a month ago now. It is weak and doesn't do much, but it eats and drinks etc. But it's eyes are always shut and crusty sometimes and it's just very weak. I've got probiotics apple cider vinegar and garlic in the water and green tea, oregano and cinnamon in its feed. What could this be and is it worth all of this time and effort? I Don't want to harm the rest of my flock or potential new flock members.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under chiefsgirl23 [​IMG] Welcome!

    I see you have posted on the ER Forum where you should get some experienced responses, so I will just wish you all the best.
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hope it isn't too late for your chick.
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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Welcome to BYC - hopefully the rest of your flock will be ok.

    Good luck
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  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
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