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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pippin&Lili, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Pippin&Lili

    Pippin&Lili Hatching

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    My name is Pippin, I'm almost 6 (my mom is typing for me), I got two chicks for my birthday and my chicks might be sick. One has a runny nose. The other gapes and winks one eye a lot. Can anyone give advice?[​IMG][​IMG]

    Hey! My name is Lili, I'm ten years old and Pippin is my sister. I got a little tiny chick about one.5 inches tall, she is soooo cute. Is there any way to tell if she's a Bantam? And is it possible for little chicks to be treated with the same sort of medicine (Ivermectine?) for worms as the big hens?[​IMG][​IMG]

    Thanks!
    Pip & Lil
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    [​IMG] ,sorry I don't have any answers to your questions. [​IMG]
     
  3. gocrow77

    gocrow77 Crow's Nest

    May 13, 2009
    Central MO
    Not sure how to answer your questions, my guess is the little one is a bantam, since I am almost as new to chickens as you guys are. Hope you get some good answers ( it might help others to answer your question if you explain what type of conditions your chicks are being kept in ie: Heat lamp or no, brooder type, bedding type, feed, how old they are, etc ) and [​IMG] You will love it here! We also love pics and it can help properly identify any issue you seem to be having with your new babies - I Love baby banty pics!
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Pip and Lil [​IMG] from S. Florida. I don't have the answer for you, but I'm certain you will find your answer from someone on here real soon.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    One way for us to help you better would be for you to post pictures of your chicks.

    That would really help us to help you.

    Congratulations on your new chicks. WE are so glad you are here on BYC.
     
  6. purr

    purr Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    [​IMG] just a thought it sounds like your chicks might be having respiratory problems If they are on cedar shavings you need to get rid of those they are toxic. Alot of feed and pet store will sell it as bedding but it is not good for them. I always start with paper towels as bedding.
    good luck with your chicks
     
  7. wendid1

    wendid1 Songster

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    Pippin&Lili :

    My name is Pippin, I'm almost 6 (my mom is typing for me), I got two chicks for my birthday and my chicks might be sick. One has a runny nose. The other gapes and winks one eye a lot. Can anyone give advice?[​IMG][​IMG]

    Hey! My name is Lili, I'm ten years old and Pippin is my sister. I got a little tiny chick about one.5 inches tall, she is soooo cute. Is there any way to tell if she's a Bantam? And is it possible for little chicks to be treated with the same sort of medicine (Ivermectine?) for worms as the big hens?[​IMG][​IMG]

    Thanks!
    Pip & Lil

    My bantam chicks were really small like the one you described. As far as you other questions you should put a new post on the Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures area. There are expert that monitor new question and will be able to help you at.
    Welcome to BYC​
     
  8. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from UT! Good luck with the chicks!
     

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