6 day old chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jbol, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. jbol

    jbol Out Of The Brooder

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    I have incubated and hatched 2 lovely chicks 6 days ago. One is perfectly fine and healthy whilst the other seems to be having a few problems.this chick has got its eyes closed, when I wipe them with warm water they open and not long after they shut again. Also this same chick is having trouble with its poop sticking to its back end. Again I am wiping with warm water and the chick can still poop. The chick is eating and drinking enough but just stands in a corner under the heat lamp regularly whilst the healthy one is layed down further away from the lamp. Can anyone help me please I'm really worries about my chick. Thanks
     
  2. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    I would get a package of electrolites to put in the water. Good luck with the little one.
     
  3. jbol

    jbol Out Of The Brooder

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    Where do I purchase this from and what are they?thanks
     
  4. jbol

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    Also when I have opened the eyelid slightly I can see abit if gray cloudy gunk in her eye
     
  5. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    Tractor Supply or Rural King or any farm and garden store should sell it.
     

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