4.5 week old EE chick walking with head down? Help!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HeatherTheMommy, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive got 6 chicks 4 ee, 1 polish and 1 frizzle. Its 74 today so i put them out in their mini coop for the day then i put them back in their crate with heat at night. Today i notice one of my ee chicks is keeping her head down like shes looking under herself. What could be wrong and what do i do?
     
  2. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone? Will try to post pics on a few.
     
  3. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should i try adding nutri drench to their water?
     
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    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Probably a vitamin deficiency. Add some multi-vitamins to the water ASAP.
     
  6. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put her back in the crate alone and fed her .3ml of nutri-drench by syringe. I wasnt sure of her weight. I also added some to her drinking water. Is this a once a day dosage? It doesnt say on the bottle.
     
  7. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What else can I feed her or give her? I read tumeric but i don't ave any. Should I make her some scrambled eggs?
     
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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Scrambled eggs certainly won't hurt.
     
  9. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How often do i feed the nutri drench?
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Just add it daily to the water, after the first direct dose. If it's a vitamin deficiency, she should start showing improvement after about 12 hours.
     

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