3 Week old New Hampshire Don't want to stand

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by funonahonda, May 15, 2008.

  1. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I have a 3 week old New Hampshire Red, It started about 4 days ago it don't stand up much like the other chicks it lets the other chicks walk over it and it only stands up if it wants food and then it stumbles over to there food and then sits down while it eats and it sits by its self alot and seems like it is breathing heavy, Does anyone have a clue? Thanks alot
     
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  2. chcknrs

    chcknrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First thing you need to do is isolate it. Get it into a separate brooder, provide warmth, and tell us what you are feeding, what the environment is that you have had it in, what it's poop looks like, etc. Give as many details as you can. PolyViSol is usually recommended at once, three drops to the beak daily, Aviacharge to the water, yogurt - plain organic, mixed with the food. If there are discharges from anywhere, note it. Color of comb is important, clarity of eyes, condition of vent as well.
     
  3. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is Polyvisol and Aviacharge? Just wanna make sure that you know this chick is 3weeks old. Thanks
     
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  4. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the brooder with clean water and food, dry and plenty of room but not in the picture
     
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  5. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First pict. he got in the new box and just sat down in front of the food and ate while it was laying down.
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    Second pict. He just sits in the corner of the box not wanting to do anything.

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    Third pict. This is it's poo to me it liiks good but I don't know about the white on the bottom of the pile?
     
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