4-Week Chicks Bleeding internally? One is barely moving...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by octochicken, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. octochicken

    octochicken Hatching

    Jun 6, 2011
    We have three 4-week old chicks that have been living in our upstairs shower (with bedding & food & water & lamp) just fine until today.

    This morning I noticed some blood drops around the shavings but I couldn't find anything external when I examined the chicks. Later today my wife called and said that one chick is barely moving or has "died" - and another one which we isolated is also bleeding from somewhere (vent?).

    Is there anything we can do?

  2. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Coccidiosis, they need Corid added to the water. Quickly! Some say Sulmet, but it is harder on their systems , Corid works better and faster IMO. You can also add some powdered milk to their feed to soothe their intestines.

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