3 day old chick wont drink

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sether55, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. Sether55

    Sether55 Out Of The Brooder

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    He had been hatching for about 2 days and we helped him out which I know you shouldn't do. He was glued to the egg and we ran him under warm water until he became flexible. He walks about but hasn't eaten or drank anything. When I try to put water in his mouth he drinks it but his head shoots to the sky and he runs around stumbling for about a minute like he is choking? They are on paper.
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    Just a few questions.
    How many chicks do you have right now??
    Is this the only one that does not eat and drink??
    Is the brooder warm??
    Give the little chick a chance and all may be well. You are doing your best trying to give water. I don't think there is much else you can do. [​IMG]

    WISHING YOU BEST and [​IMG]
     
  3. Sether55

    Sether55 Out Of The Brooder

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    He did end up passing away... thank you for the advise. You were right they was nothing we could have done
     

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