A death...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lovinthechickens, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. My duarf chick died. She was an aracauna mut.

    I believe she was 2.5 months, but still day old sized. She was fully feathered and looked just like a mini hen.
    All of her sisters were growing like weeds, but she stayed the same size since hatching.

    She was trampled yesterday. Even though she had shelter to hide in(a milk crate turned upside down) she was out drinking water, and someone stepped all over her.

    R.I.P my Julia Moose [​IMG]
     
  2. Akane

    Akane Crowing

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    I had a button quail recently like that. Several weeks later it was still the same size it hatched while the others grew like crazy. It even lived long enough to mostly feather but despite being seperated to avoid being trampled and give it a chance at getting food and water it still randomly died one night. I would bet odds are there is something internally wrong with them if they never grow any and they won't survive even if you take precautions.
     
  3. yellowdragon

    yellowdragon Songster

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    This has happened to my mom. The chicks not growing. They all die, And we can't figure out why
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    IM so sorry to hear of your loss. Those little ones for some reason just fail to thrive.
     
  5. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

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    I'm sorry you lost your baby, it's always so sad when we have a loss...
     
  6. jjthink

    jjthink Crowing

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    So sad...I'm so sorry...
    JJ
     
  7. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    awwww, so sorry !!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Sometimes in the harsh chicken world babies just dont make it !!!!!
     
  8. So sorry...sometimes the world of chicks can be cruel. [​IMG]
     
  9. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Songster

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    [​IMG] To all who lost their sweet babies. R.I.P.little ones.
     
  10. Thanks everyone!
     

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