7 days old chick is sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by khoros, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. khoros

    khoros Out Of The Brooder

    50
    0
    39
    Nov 28, 2008
    Orlando ,Florida
    She is breathing hard and twisting her head every 30 seconds or so.she is alert and walking but not eating like rest of the chicks.she was seperated from the rest but she was not happy and crying all the time.now we let her run around the house and cary her around and she is very happy.It has been 6 days now and she does not seems to get any better.I hope that is not Newcastle disease.any idea?
     
  2. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    CALIFORNIA
    Sorry, I have no idea. I would keep her isolated from the other chicks. Sometimes chicks just fail to thrive.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by