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2 month old chicks dead

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pigeongirl1, May 22, 2017.

  1. pigeongirl1

    pigeongirl1 In the Brooder

    Jan 28, 2017
    Wells Michigan
    I have 3 two month old chicks 1 silver laced whyndotte and 2 black copper marans. Yesterday I went to feed them and found the 2 marans dead. They have no wounds and were fine the day before. The whyndotte seems fine. Should I be worried about him?

  2. djunafarms

    djunafarms Chirping

    Mar 26, 2017
    Dallas, TX
    I'm really sorry for your losses. So many questions....had they been recently moved outside or were they brooded outside? I see you live in Michigan, I dont know what the weather is like there. Mine are 8 weeks too and have been living outside in their coop since 5 weeks because it's so warm here. I'd be concerned about the usual suspects....cocci, worms, virus, or MG or other bacteria. I'd take the remaining one to a vet if that's available to you, especially since the other ones seemed fine before too. Good luck!

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