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3 Day Old Chicks Dying -- WHAT IS THIS?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cidermillfarm, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. cidermillfarm

    cidermillfarm New Egg

    Jan 27, 2016
    Hi All!

    So...after ordering hatching eggs and having a successful hatch, my chicks are dying. They have weak legs, stop eating and drinking, and are "gasping." This is what I found in one of my "healthy" chicks droppings....[​IMG]

    Is this something that was eaten OR could this be culprit behind my dying chicks? Has anyone ever experienced this before?
  2. bengerlach1717

    bengerlach1717 New Egg

    Mar 16, 2016
    Send me a picture of the bird. Multiple if possible.
  3. topazlottie

    topazlottie New Egg

    Mar 16, 2016
    Kent, england
    I have the exact same thing with one of our chicks. She won't drink unless I am using a syringe but she is picking at her food. She won't put any weight on her legs and just wants to sleep lying on her side. Sometimes her eyes are open.

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