5 1/2 week old chick can't stand

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cickadee, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. Cickadee

    Cickadee New Egg

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    I have one chick out of 13 that is not doing well she is 5 1/2 weeks old and was not able to walk - I was told vitamin deficiency (crazy chick disease)
    I gave her an emergency dose of Poly-Vi-Sol 1 ml last night and today's same along with a crushed b12 vitamin - she eats drink but cannot stand still -... I've have her separate because the other ones will trample her.....[​IMG]

    Does anyone on here have any info on a time line to see improvement....all information needed....for my little Chickadee...
     
  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she too weak to stand? Or is she alert with dysfunctional legs?
     
  3. Cickadee

    Cickadee New Egg

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    She is altert and eats - drinks, but can't stand she flops her wings and scoots on her hocks...
     
  4. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long have you been giving her vitamins? The vitamins should pick her up if she's still alert. But if she's still sickly after a few more days, it may be something untreatable.[​IMG]
     
  5. Cickadee

    Cickadee New Egg

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    2 days... She was the smallest of the Black sexlinks....I'm thinking it might just be untreatable.....She has stayed constantly the same no change....this is the hardest part of raising chickens... I will see how she is by Saturday...
    Thank you
     
  6. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I completely understand what your going through[​IMG]. So sorry
     
  7. Cickadee

    Cickadee New Egg

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    She has gotten worse she's completely paralyzed now but she's alert, honestly I don't think she will recover from the paralysis :( Thank you for your help!
     

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